News - January, 2010

20 December 2010

Hydro Tasmania briefs TCCI

Hydro Tasmania today offered to brief the Board of the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TCCI) to emphasise that there is no cross-subsidisation as a result of electricity hedge contracts

17 December 2010

Expert Panel approach welcomed

Hydro Tasmania looks forward to working with the Electricity Supply Industry Expert Panel and having the opportunity to describe our operations, financial position and strategic direction.

16 December 2010

Contract to provide increased returns and certainty to State

The new electricity hedge contract between Hydro Tasmania and Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA) for its Bell Bay aluminium smelter will provide improved returns to the State.

3 December 2010

CPI increase for Bass Strait Islands’ electricity tariffs

The price of electricity for customers on King and Flinders Islands will increase by 3.05 per cent from 1 January 2011, equivalent to the rise in the Consumer Price Index.

26 November 2010

Working together to change lives

The Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Hydro Tasmania today announced plans to expand a communitybased program that enables disadvantaged, vulnerable and isolated members of the community the opportu

26 October 2010

Woodstave pipeline recognised with national award

The innovative work associated with replacing the woodstave pipeline to the Upper Lake Margaret power station has been recognised with a national award.

26 October 2010

Major works at Tungatinah Power Station underway

Work has begun on the $60 million modernisation of the Tungatinah power station.

20 October 2010

Strong result in challenging circumstances

Hydro Tasmania has delivered a strong financial performance for the year on the back of a welcome return to average rainfall, ongoing cost containment and improved trading opportunities in the Nati

24 September 2010

Hydro Tasmania rejects MP claims

Hydro Tasmania has strongly rejected claims made by MP Kim Booth in Parliament regarding its business strategy and capital investment program.

17 September 2010

Brand crucial to growth strategy

Hydro Tasmania's strategic direction is focused on consolidating its position as Australia's leading renewable energy business while looking for growth opportunities through its consulting