News - January, 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.
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
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.
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.
National apprenticeship award
Hydro Tasmania’s Matthew McMullen has won a national apprenticeship award.
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.
New Melbourne office opened
Hydro Tasmania Consulting’s new Melbourne office has been officially opened by Hydro Tasmania Chairman Dr David Crean.
Work will continue today to clean up the oil that escaped from the Devils Gate power station over the weekend.
Support for Consulting agreement
Hydro Tasmania Consulting staff have shown overwhelming support for the revised enterprise agreement.
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.