News - January, 2008

23 December 2008

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 4.5 per cent from 1 January 2009, equivalent to the rise in the Consumer Price Index.

15 December 2008

CPRS White Paper welcomed

Hydro Tasmania has welcomed the Federal Government’s progress towards implementing the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) as a key platform in Australia’s challenge to reduce its

3 December 2008

Confidence in security of supply

Hydro Tasmania is confident that despite the long-term drought it will maintain security of supply through the dry months of summer and autumn following near average spring rains.

2 December 2008

GBE hearings – clarification on executive salaries

During today’s hearings, questions were asked about salary levels for Hydro Tasmania executives and specifically figures from the Corporation’s 2007-08 report.

2 December 2008

National apprenticeship award

Hydro Tasmania’s Matthew McMullen has won a national apprenticeship award.

2 December 2008

GBE hearings – Bell Bay fault

Hydro Tasmania continues to provide a secure supply of power to the State despite a serious fault at a unit at the Bell Bay Power Station.

26 November 2008

New Melbourne office opened

Hydro Tasmania Consulting’s new Melbourne office has been officially opened by Hydro Tasmania Chairman Dr David Crean.

4 November 2008

Clean-up continues

Work will continue today to clean up the oil that escaped from the Devils Gate power station over the weekend.

4 November 2008

Support for Consulting agreement

Hydro Tasmania Consulting staff have shown overwhelming support for the revised enterprise agreement.

3 November 2008

Devils Gate Oil Loss

Hydro Tasmania advises that efforts are underway to contain and clean-up up oil spilt from the Devils Gate power station in the Mersey Forth scheme.