News

24 June 2015

Increase for Bass Strait islands’ electricity tariffs

The price of electricity for customers on King and Flinders Islands will increase by 3.77 per cent from 1 July 2015. The energy fees have been updated taking into account CPI movements and other factors since the last tariff reset.
23 June 2015

Entura helping the Cook Islands on their renewable energy journey

Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura is helping the Cook Islands reduce reliance on diesel fuel, as part of the country’s goal to use renewable energy on all islands by 2020. The Cook Islands is a group of 15 small islands in the Pacific, to the north-east of New Zealand. Entura will develop preliminary designs for remote area power systems in six islands, and assist the Cook Islands Government in their implementation.
9 June 2015

Hydro Tasmania employee wins international Award for Excellence

Hydro Tasmania’s ongoing contribution to the sustainability of hydropower development and operation internationally has again been recognised with an award presented last month in China. Dr Helen Locher, Hydro Tasmania’s principal consultant for sustainability, was presented with the 2015 Mosonyi Award for Excellence in Hydropower during the 2015 World Hydropower Congress in Beijing. Dr Locher joined Luiz Gabriel Azevedo and Jean-Étienne Klimpt as the winners of the 2015 Award.
5 June 2015

Hydro Tasmania donates almost $50,000 to Nepal relief effort

The Hydro Tasmania group and its people are contributing almost $50,000 to relief efforts in Nepal following the devastating 25 April earthquake.

15 May 2015

Enhancing the fishing experience at Shannon Lagoon

Collaboration between Hydro Tasmania and the Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) aims to improve the fishing experience at one of Tasmania’s most iconic trout fishing lakes.

11 May 2015

Hydro Tasmania group support for Nepal

Hydro Tasmania will donate up to $20 000 to support those affected by the earthquake in Nepal. Hydro Tasmania had employees on the ground in Nepal just prior to the devastating 25 April earthquake.
8 May 2015

Renewable Energy Target

Today’s announcement of in-principle bipartisan agreement on the Renewable Energy Target is an encouraging development. We look forward to delivery of a clear and stable policy position to provide investment certainty for developers and owners.
7 May 2015

Hydro Tasmania welcomes release of the Tasmanian Energy Strategy

Hydro Tasmania welcomes the release of the Government’s Energy Strategy, and looks forward to working with the Government on the implementation of the strategy.
29 April 2015

Start of Hydro Tasmania cloud seeding program

Hydro Tasmania will begin its 2015 cloud seeding season on 1 May 2015. The season will run through to the end of October.
6 March 2015

Building power and water infrastructure capability in South Africa

Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has identified opportunities for the South African city of Durban to increase its use of renewable energy, while at the same time driving down water infrastructure operating costs.