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Ohau B
Country New Zealand
Location Canterbury
Coordinates 44°17′58″S 170°6′44″E / 44.29944°S 170.11222°E / -44.29944; 170.11222Coordinates: 44°17′58″S 170°6′44″E / 44.29944°S 170.11222°E / -44.29944; 170.11222
Status Operational
Commission date 1984
Owner(s) Meridian Energy

Ohau B is a power station operated by Meridian Energy in the South Island of New Zealand.

It is a twin station with Ohau C and is part of the Waitaki hydro scheme which consists of eight power stations operated from a control centre near Twizel. Water from Lake Ruataniwha flows through Ohau B, then Ohau C and then through to Lake Benmore.

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