News - January, 2007

19 December 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.

5 December 2007

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.

9 November 2007

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

16 October 2007

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.

10 September 2007

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.

3 September 2007

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.

23 August 2007

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.

20 August 2007

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.

9 August 2007

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.

31 July 2007

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.