News

15 April 2016

Installation of temporary diesel generators at Bell Bay

Another 75 megawatts of generation capacity is about to be added to the Tasmanian electricity system, with the installation of three large generation units at the site of the decommissioned Bell Ba
11 April 2016

Energy Supply Plan update

An update on the energy supply situation was provided on 11 April by the Energy Minister Matthew Groom.
8 April 2016

Early start to cloud seeding season paying off

Hydro Tasmania’s decision to bring forward this year’s cloud seeding season is paying off.
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.