News

17 April 2014

Hydro Tasmania Leadership Award Winner to establish Junior Leadership Program

Hydro Tasmania and AFL Tasmania are pleased to announce the establishment of a new junior and youth player leadership program, made possible by the partnership between the two organisations. The program will be established by the inaugural winner of the Hydro Tasmania Leadership Award Julie Doran, who is the North Hobart Junior Football Club President. The Leadership Award recognises an individual whose work in their club has had a broader benefit in the community.
16 April 2014

Bhutan looks to Tasmania for hydropower expertise

Tasmanian expertise is helping grow renewable energy development in Bhutan. A 15-member delegation from the government-owned Druk Green Power Corporation is in Tasmania undertaking an intensive two-week training program at the Entura clean energy and water institute at Cambridge. The program includes courses in hydropower development, hydrology, project economics, and environmental and social safeguards, as well as business systems and leadership. The training is funded under the Australia Awards Fellowships, administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The Australia Awards Fellowships aim to develop leadership, address regional development priorities, and strengthen partnerships and links between Australian organisations and partner organisations in developing countries.
11 April 2014

Hydro centenary supporting Dark Mofo

As part of its centenary celebration, Hydro Tasmania is pleased to be partnering with MONA and the Hobart City Council to bring a large-scale lighting installation to Hobart to transform the waterfront. The installation, known as Articulated Intersect, will light up the sky from dusk to dawn as part of the Dark Mofo Festival (June 13-22) and be visible over a 15-kilometre radius.
8 April 2014

Hydro Tasmania supports Tasmania’s young achievers

Hydro Tasmania has congratulated all winners in the Southern Cross Young Achiever Awards announced in Hobart on the weekend. 27-year-old Patrick Kirkby of South Hobart won the Hydro Tasmania Environment Award from a strong field of nominees.
25 March 2014

Hydro Tasmania needs your help!

Hydro Tasmania is seeking the public’s help to identify the students and their teachers in this school photo from 1935.

14 March 2014

Lighting the way for safety on the water

Hydro Tasmania, Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) and the Inland Fisheries Service (IFS) have joined forces to improve safety on the water for anglers. The three organisations have installed navigation lights at 30 of the state’s most popular fishing spots, managed by Hydro Tasmania.
5 March 2014

Hydro Tasmania project wins national innovation award

A Hydro Tasmania project maximising the renewable energy potential of King Island has won the 2013 Innovation Award from the Energy Supply Association of Australia.
28 February 2014

Hydro Tasmania manager joins board of International Hydropower Association

A senior manager with Hydro Tasmania has been appointed to the Board of the International Hydropower Association (IHA).
7 February 2014

Public call for stories to celebrate Hydro centenary

Hydro Tasmania is seeking the public's help to build an online library of personal stories as it prepares to celebrate 100 years of powering the State.

28 January 2014

Visitor Centre open at Musselroe Wind Farm

The new visitor centre at the Musselroe Wind Farm is now open to the general public. The centre provides a unique opportunity for people to learn about the wind farm’s history as well as the Aboriginal history of north-east Tasmania.