News

28 April 2016

Feasibility study on second interconnector

Hydro Tasmania welcomes today’s announcement of a joint Federal – State feasibility study into development of a second Bass Strait interconnector.
27 April 2016

Forecast rainfall and effect on generation mix

Hydro Tasmania monitors weather forecasts closely. There are forecasts for rain over hydro catchments during the next few days and into the weekend.
26 April 2016

Energy Supply Plan update

An update on the energy supply situation was provided on 26 April by the Energy Minister Matthew Groom.
22 April 2016

Trent unit at TVPS

The Trent unit at the Tamar Valley Power Station has returned to service this afternoon.
21 April 2016

Infringement notices paid

Hydro Tasmania’s Victorian-based energy retailer Momentum Energy has paid five infringement notices issued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
20 April 2016

Hydro Tasmania’s approach to managing risk

Hydro Tasmania plans for a wide range of contingencies and the business was prepared for a potential outage of Basslink.
19 April 2016

Energy Supply Plan update

An update on the energy supply situation was provided on 18 April by the Energy Minister Matthew Groom.
19 April 2016

Diesel fuel spill at Meadowbank Power Station site

Hydro Tasmania has advised the Environment Protection Authority of a spill of diesel fuel at Meadowbank Power Station.
18 April 2016

Update on cost of diesel installation

As requested by the Government, the cost to date of running diesel generators is $4.9 million. This is consistent with the original estimate of $11 million per 100 MW a month. Hydro Tasmania has been working positively with the Government, TasNetworks and suppliers to implement the Energy Supply Plan, including the rollout of temporary diesel generation.
15 April 2016

Installation of temporary diesel generators at Bell Bay

Another 75 megawatts of generation capacity is about to be added to the Tasmanian electricity system, with the installation of three large generation units at the site of the decommissioned Bell Ba