By the end of June, reservoirs in that sub-market were down to 18% of their total storage capacity
According to data from the National System Operator (ONS), by the end of June, hydro-plant reservoirs in the northeast submarket were down to 18% of their full capacity, the lowest they have been since 2000. The end-of-month level in southeast/middle-west reservoirs was 42%, lower than in June 2017, and the lowest ever since records have been kept.
Reservoirs in the south are at 93% capacity, the second highest they have ever been.
While reservoir levels in the north went up in June compared to 2016, they are still the second lowest they have ever been.