News - January, 2007
Board approves next stage of Lake Margaret redevelopment
The Board of Hydro Tasmania today approved the next stage of the proposed redevelopment of Lake Margaret Power Station.
Lack of rain maintains pressure on hydro storages
The driest November on record in Tasmania saw hydro storages drop to 29.1 percent full – a four percent decline from the same time last year.
Hydro Tasmania maintenance activities
Hydro Tasmania has advised the public to be aware of the impact of maintenance activities it will be carrying out over the next month at Bradys Lake on the Derwent catchment and at the Serpentine D
Profit achieved despite poor rainfall
Hydro Tasmania has weathered the challenge of one of the worst years on record in terms of rainfall in the State to record a profit for 2006/07.
Storages feel brunt of below average rainfall
Hydro Tasmania’s storages continue to feel the brunt of below average rainfall just two months into the new financial year and despite good rains in the first half of August.
Hydro Tasmania to extend cloud seeding program to other parts of State
Hydro Tasmania today announced it will extend cloud seeding outside its catchment areas in an effort to boost rain stocks around the State.
Hydro Tasmania Consulting signs MOU with UTAS Innovation
Hydro Tasmania Consulting has signed an innovative Memorandum of Understanding with UTAS Innovation for the two businesses to work together for the mutual benefit of both businesses.
Cloud seeding study consultant appointed
Hydro Tasmania and the West Coast Council have appointed SGS Economics and Planning to undertake a socio-economic study into the possible impacts of cloud seeding on West Coast communities.
Innovation used in solving skills shortage
A leading Tasmanian Government business is taking innovative steps to head off the skills shortage that has the potential to severely hamper its business objectives.
Hydro Tasmania welcomes draft retail energy price determination
Hydro Tasmania today welcomed the draft retail energy price determination as crucial to ensuring the business remained sustainable and competitive.