News - January, 2006

22 December 2006

Bass Strait Islands’ electricity tariffs to rise in line with inflation

The price of electricity for customers on King and Flinders Islands will increase by four percent from 1 January 2007, equivalent to the rise in the Consumer Price Index.

14 December 2006

Hydro Tasmania Consulting wins World Bank job in India

Hydro Tasmania Consulting has been commissioned by the World Bank to develop a framework for the efficient and sustainable development of hydro-electric power schemes in the Himalaya region of Indi

8 December 2006

Funding boosts juniors Surf Lifesaving skills

A camp focused on the development of skills for our future surf lifesavers was launched today together with a funding boost of $10,000.

8 December 2006

Hydro storages falling with continuing low inflows

 Hydro Tasmania continues to experience low storages with inflows into its lakes falling to around 30 percent of the average expected for this time of year with no significant rainfall expecte

5 December 2006

Hydro Tasmania welcomes Energy Futures report; urges action on renewable energy options

Hydro Tasmania has welcomed the launch of a major energy report and urged the Federal Government to look at all renewable energy options as part of a national response to climate change.

28 November 2006

Hydro Tasmania seeks feedback from West Coast community on Lake Margaret feasibility study

Hydro Tasmania is asking for local community feedback on the findings of its feasibility study into the redevelopment of the Lake Margaret Power Scheme.

23 November 2006

Poatina re-regulation storage officially opened

Hydro Tasmania Chief Executive Officer, Mr Vince Hawksworth today officially opened the $7.4 million re-regulation storage located below the Poatina Power Station.

17 November 2006

Response to announcement on planned Basslink sale

Hydro Tasmania will closely monitor the formal commercial process involving the proposed sale of Basslink by the owner and operator next year to ensure that its interests and those of the State are

16 November 2006

Navy support for 2007 Hydro Tasmania Three Peaks Race

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is an early entry for the 2007 Hydro Tasmania Three Peaks Race.

15 November 2006

New director appointed to Hydro Tasmania Board

Brisbane energy consultant Mr Michael Cavell has been appointed as a director to the Hydro Tasmania Board.