News - January, 2006
Hydro Tasmania rejects claim of financial crisis
Hydro Tasmania is in a sound financial position.
Any inference that we face a cash crisis, as claimed in today’s Sunday Tasmanian, is nonsense.
New CEO announced
Hydro Tasmania’s Chairman Dr David Crean today announced the appointment of Vince Hawksworth as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer.
Hair razing for a good cause
Hydro Tasmania employees volunteered to put their heads on the line today for the Leukaemia Foundation’s annual event, the World’s Greatest Shave.
Basslink officially opened
The Basslink electricity interconnector between Tasmania and Victoria was officially opened today.
Basslink begins operation
Basslink, the 360 kilometre power cable interconnection between Tasmania and Victoria, commenced full commercial operation at midnight.
Lake Margaret Power Station to close
Hydro Tasmania has announced that the historic Lake Margaret Power Station on the West Coast will close from 1 July this year.
Hydro Tasmania Consulting and Roaring 40s to open India office
Hydro Tasmania plans to open an office in New Delhi later this year to capitalise on significant consulting opportunities in the renewable energy sector in what is one of the world’s fa
Further Basslink commissioning tests
Hydro Tasmania has announced today that additional tests of the Basslink power cable are to be carried out, beginning in March, by the contractors to National Grid Australia, the cable’s owne
Hydro Tasmania cleaning up
Groups of Hydro Tasmania staff will be out and about tomorrow morning cleaning up sites in Hobart, the Derwent Valley and the Gordon Power Station near Strathgordon as part of its commitment to Bus
Hydro Tasmania wins ESAA 2006 Sustainability Report Award
Hydro Tasmania was today named winner of the Energy Supply Association of Australia’s 2005 Sustainability Report Award.