News - January, 2004

21 December 2004

Hydro Tasmania welcomes Musselroe Wind Farm approvals

Hydro Tasmania today welcomed the approval by the Dorset Council for the Musselroe Wind Farm development.

20 December 2004

Hydro Tasmania releases new tariffs for King and Flinders Islands

Hydro Tasmania announced today that electricity tariffs for King and Flinders Islands will rise by 2.5 percent in line with the rate of inflation over the past 12 months.

15 December 2004

New Board appointments for Hydro Tasmania

The chair of Hydro Tasmania Dr David Crean, today announced the appointment of two new directors to the Board.

10 December 2004

Sustainability to be the focus for Sir Allan Knight scholarship winner

The winner of Hydro Tasmania’s 2004 Sir Allan Knight Industry Exchange Scholarship was announced in Hobart today.

10 December 2004

Hydro Tasmania seeks development approval for major wind farm project in South Australia

Hydro Tasmania has lodged a Development Application with two South Australian councils for a 117 megawatt wind farm in the Clare Valley, about 100 kilometres north of Adelaide.

5 December 2004

Hydro Tasmania in $90 million deal

The agreement is for sale of all Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) and Green Power Rights created by the production of electricity from Stages 1 and 2 of the Woolnorth Wind Farm.

25 November 2004

Major Three Peaks partnership extends to third year

Hydro Tasmania will retain the naming rights of the Three Peaks Race for a third consecutive year as major sponsor of this unique and challenging event.

19 November 2004

Earthquake felt in North-West Tasmania

Seismologists working for Hydro Tasmania have recorded a significant earthquake in North-West Tasmania today.

3 November 2004

Record capital works program in preparation for NEM entry

Hydro Tasmania has recorded a record investment in capital works with a $132.7 million capital expenditure program, a $35.5 million profit and a return to the Tasmanian Government of over $80 milli

28 October 2004

Hydro Tasmania meets with Vestas management

Hydro Tasmania Chief Executive Officer, Geoff Willis, today confirmed he had met with Vestas Asia Pacific President Mr Thorbjorn Rasmussen last Sunday.