News

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.
5 March 2015

Milestone for South African hydropower project: Neusberg

Southern Africa’s newest hydropower plant met its final project milestone in January, achieving full commercial operation. The Neusberg hydropower project was officially launched in South Africa on 3 March 2015.
4 March 2015

World-leading technology to power Flinders Island

Tasmanian innovation will see the majority of Flinders Island’s energy needs supplied by renewable energy within two years. Hydro Tasmania will soon start work on developing a "Hybrid Energy Hub" on Flinders Island that will significantly increase renewable energy use on the island and reduce the use and importation of diesel.
20 February 2015

Hydro Tasmania's submission to the Tasmanian Energy Strategy

Hydro Tasmania welcomes the publication of the Government’s Draft Energy Strategy and for the opportunity to comment. As a key participant in Tasmania’s energy supply industry, and a Government Business Enterprise operating in the National Electricity Market (NEM), Hydro Tasmania has a keen interest in the development of the Government’s energy strategy.
12 January 2015

Momentum Energy welcomes new Managing Director

Momentum Energy today announced the appointment of Paul Geason as its new Managing Director.