News

6 May 2016

Re-energising the Waddamana experience

Work is underway on the first stage of an upgrade that will enhance the visitor experience at Hydro Tasmania’s first hydropower station, Waddamana Power Station A.
5 May 2016

Innovative pumped storage hydro design by Entura beats expectations

Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has developed an innovative design for Genex Power’s Kidston Pumped Storage Hydropower Project in North Queensland, Australia.
5 May 2016

Alstom Cambridge engineering workshop

Hydro Tasmania has confirmed it has taken over operational control of the Cambridge engineering workshop facility formerly operated by Alstom (GE).
3 May 2016

Energy Supply Plan update

An update on the energy supply situation was provided on 2 May by the Energy Minister Matthew Groom.
28 April 2016

Feasibility study on second interconnector

Hydro Tasmania welcomes today’s announcement of a joint Federal – State feasibility study into development of a second Bass Strait interconnector.
27 April 2016

Forecast rainfall and effect on generation mix

Hydro Tasmania monitors weather forecasts closely. There are forecasts for rain over hydro catchments during the next few days and into the weekend.
26 April 2016

Energy Supply Plan update

An update on the energy supply situation was provided on 26 April by the Energy Minister Matthew Groom.
22 April 2016

Trent unit at TVPS

The Trent unit at the Tamar Valley Power Station has returned to service this afternoon.
21 April 2016

Infringement notices paid

Hydro Tasmania’s Victorian-based energy retailer Momentum Energy has paid five infringement notices issued by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
20 April 2016

Hydro Tasmania’s approach to managing risk

Hydro Tasmania plans for a wide range of contingencies and the business was prepared for a potential outage of Basslink.