News

5 April 2016

Energy Supply Plan update

An update on the energy supply situation was provided on 4 April by the Energy Minister Matthew Groom.
31 March 2016

First 100 MW of diesel generation installed

Hydro Tasmania today confirmed that 100 MW of temporary diesel generation has been installed at sites across the state.
30 March 2016

Projections for Tasmania's hydro storages

Hydro Tasmania has provided the Tasmanian Government with an updated projection for the low point for hydro storages, in light of yesterday’s announcement by
23 March 2016

Hydro Tasmania not preparing for blackouts

Hydro Tasmania has rejected claims by Unions Tasmania that energy blackouts are imminent.
22 March 2016

Basslink corrects public record

Basslink Pty Ltd has issued a statement rejecting claims made today that the repair vessel Ile de Rey would not continue to be available to complete the repair process on the cable.
21 March 2016

Energy Supply Plan update

Hydro Tasmania and the State Government have a plan to manage energy supply and that plan is being implemented. Today’s plan update covers the following key points:
18 March 2016

Basslink break, severe drought out of the blue

Tasmania is facing an unprecedented set of circumstances that are providing significant challenges for Hydro Tasmania in the provision of energy supply to the State. But this is a challenge we are facing head on. There was no prior warning of two events with extremely low likelihood.
15 March 2016

Energy update

An update on the energy supply situation was provided on 14 March by the Energy Minister Matthew Groom.
9 March 2016

Ministerial Statement - Energy security

An update on Tasmania’s energy security was provided on 8 March by Matthew Groom, Minister for Energy, during the first sitting of Parliament.
9 March 2016

Basslink was importing at time of trip

Hydro Tasmania has confirmed today that Tasmania was importing energy at the time the Basslink cable tripped on 20 December 2015. Statements to the contrary are incorrect.