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Ohau C
Country New Zealand
Location Canterbury
Coordinates 44°20′31″S 170°10′56″E / 44.34194°S 170.18222°E / -44.34194; 170.18222Coordinates: 44°20′31″S 170°10′56″E / 44.34194°S 170.18222°E / -44.34194; 170.18222
Status Operational
Commission date 1984-85
Owner(s) Meridian Energy

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

It is a twin station with Ohau B 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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