News - January, 2005

14 December 2005

End of April remains official Basslink commissioning date

Hydro Tasmania has moved to clarify the expectation of an earlier commissioning of Basslink which has been expressed in recent media coverage.

1 December 2005

Wind farm performance features in Sir Allan Knight scholarship

The winners of Hydro Tasmania’s 2005 Sir Allan Knight Industry Exchange scholarship were announced today in Hobart.

18 November 2005

Hydro Tasmania wins National Work and Family award

Hydro Tasmania has been recognised for its outstanding commitment to work and family balance in the 2005 National Work and Family Awards with a high commendation in the Gold Award public sector cat

16 November 2005

Hydro Tasmania ready for the challenges

Hydro Tasmania is well positioned to meet the challenges of the next 12 months which will see the business begin full trading in the National Electricity Market (NEM) via the Basslink connector.

10 November 2005

Hydro Tasmania renews support for Three Peaks Race

Hydro Tasmania announced today that it has extended its support for Tasmania’s unique endurance event, the Three Peaks Race, for a further two years.

10 November 2005

Letter to The Age - Basslink operations

Letters Editor
The Age
250 Spencer Street
MELBOURNE
VICTORIA 3000

Email: letters@theage.com.au


Dear Sir

9 November 2005

Hydro Tasmania confirms Basslink business case is sound

Hydro Tasmania today totally rejected any comparison to the Enron collapse as made by Greens MHA, Mr Nick McKim.

8 November 2005

Hydro Tasmania rejects attack on cloud seeding

Hydro Tasmania today commented on a call by the Greens’ Tim Morris for an independent study into cloud seeding.

7 November 2005

More rain needed for Hydro Storages

Despite recent heavy rainfall around the State, Hydro Tasmania’s lakes are still only 40.4 percent full compared to 44 percent last year.

7 November 2005

Roaring 40s launched at international conference

Australia’s newest renewable energy development company Roaring 40s Renewable Energy Pty Ltd was officially launched today at the Beijing International Renewable Energy Conference in China.