18 November 2015
Diesel to ‘de-sal’ on Rottnest Island: creating power and drinking water with lower costs and emissions
Hydro Tasmania’s world-leading renewable energy innovation will help reduce the amount of diesel fuel needed to generate power and produce clean drinking water at one of Western Australia&rsq
12 November 2015
Round the clock milestone for renewable energy
Hydro Tasmania’s world-leading renewable energy integration project on King Island has attained another huge milestone.
4 November 2015
Notice to users of Lake Pieman / Reece Dam
Hydro Tasmania has an agreement with Tasmanian company SFM Environmental Solutions to harvest submerged special species timber from Lake Pieman, in a venture known as Hydrowood.
Hydrowood has begun underwater logging operations at Lake Pieman/Reece Dam and this activity will continue for approximately two years.
An exclusion zone around the operation is defined with yellow buoys. Instructions stating the marine channel to use and other restrictions will be posted on signs.
4 November 2015
Joint venture is a growth opportunity for Entura
Hydro Tasmania is exploring a potential joint venture with leading Chinese energy companies to build a stronger future for its professional services business Entura.
29 October 2015
Focus on efficiency results in strong returns
A strong focus on cost savings and business efficiency has enabled Hydro Tasmania to deliver a financial result significantly better than forecast a year ago.
Hydro Tasmania achieved a result of $62.3 million (before fair value adjustment and revaluations) in 2014–15.
23 October 2015
New pontoons improve access to some favourite Tasmanian lakes
New pontoons are offering boating enthusiasts and anglers safer and more secure access to some of Tasmania’s favourite recreational and angling lakes.
The three new pontoons at Jonah Bay (Arthurs Lake) and Brandum Bay (Great Lake) in Tasmania’s central highlands and at Lake Rosebery (Tullah) in Tasmania’s west are part of joint efforts by Hydro Tasmania and Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) to improve the safety and functionality of boating infrastructure at popular inland lakes.
15 October 2015
Momentum Energy supports sustainability awards to empower students
Momentum Energy has launched a new partnership with Sustainability Victoria as the principal sponsor of the 9th annual ResourceSmart Education Awards.
The largest sustainability program in Victoria, the Awards recognise Victorian schools, early childhood services, students and teachers for outstanding community projects.
9 October 2015
Entura appointed to advise on dam investigation and engineering design in Nepal
Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has been selected by the Department of Irrigation of the Government of Nepal and the Asian Development Bank to deliver consulting services for the investigation and detailed engineering design of the Nagmati Dam.
7 October 2015
We’ve got the power – and you’re invited to come and see!
Some of Tasmania’s most iconic energy assets will be open to the public this month.
Hydro Tasmania is Australia’s largest producer of renewable energy, with assets worth more than $5 billion and 30 hydropower stations in operation around the state. This weekend marks the start of a short series of power station open days, an activity that will be repeated annually.
Also this weekend, Musselroe Wind Farm will host an open day, as part of Australian Wind Farm Open Day.
1 October 2015
Entura appoints Business Development Manager, Water
Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has appointed Alan Barrett to the role of Business Development Manager, Water.
Based in Darwin, Northern Territory, Mr Barrett will focus on partnering with clients in the water sector in mainland Australia.