• Species considered extinct found alive and well at yingina

    Apr 29, 2022
    Accidental discoveries are a foundation of science. And Hydro Tasmania can now add a very tiny one to the list – tiny in size but not importance - after finding Beddomeia tumida at yingina / Great Lake – the first time the live snail has been recorded in the area since 1900.
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  • Making a splash with the National Canoe Slalom Championships

    Apr 20, 2022
    Hydro Tasmania is proud to support the National Canoe Slalom Championships coming up at Bradys Lake this week, set to attract some of the nation's top athletes.
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  • Vision for Tarraleah one step closer

    Apr 04, 2022
    Getting the most out of Hydro Tasmania’s existing hydropower assets is a key part of the Battery of the Nation initiative. Yesterday’s announcement of a Federal Government funding commitment of $65M for the Tarraleah hydropower scheme will bring the exciting vision for its future one step closer.
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  • First Pinnacle Foundation Hydro Tasmania scholarship presented

    Mar 28, 2022
    Student Eloise Knucky has received the inaugural Hydro Tasmania Scholarship as part of our partnership with The Pinnacle Foundation, a national charity that provides opportunities, mentoring and scholarships to LGBTIQ+ students aged 18 to 26.
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  • Eel deaths in Tamar River

    Mar 17, 2022
    Hydro Tasmania was made aware earlier this month about a number of dead eels washed up on the banks of the Tamar River. At this time of year the short-finned eels migrate downstream as part of their long journey to the Coral Coast off northern Australia to spawn.
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  • Bureau and Hydro Tasmania power on with critical agreement

    Mar 10, 2022
    Hydro Tasmania and the Bureau of Meteorology have extended our Strategic Relationship Agreement with Hydro Tasmania for another four years, with BOM providing expert meteorological and climatological services to inform decision-making and planning for our operations.
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  • Tasmanian energy businesses empowering women

    Mar 08, 2022
    As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, Tasmania’s energy businesses are uniting to empower women struggling with unemployment and financial security. TasNetworks, Aurora Energy and Hydro Tasmania are all backing the Empower Hour initiative of Dress for Success.
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  • Further update on Basslink arrangements

    Feb 16, 2022
    On 10 February 2022 Hydro Tasmania terminated the Basslink Services Agreement with Basslink Pty Ltd (BPL). As there is no longer a contract in place between Hydro Tasmania and BPL in relation to inter-regional revenues or bidding of the link, Hydro Tasmania no longer has the ability to issue bidding instructions to BPL.
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  • Hydro community grants supporting life-changing initiatives

    Feb 16, 2022
    Hydro Tasmania is launching the 6th year of our Community Grants Program. Smithton High School’s Life Lab was a delighted 2021 Hydro Tasmania community grant recipient, receiving $10,000 in funding, which supported expansion of the space to include an all-weather outdoor area and boundary fence, built by the students.
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  • Update regarding Basslink arrangements

    Feb 10, 2022
    Hydro Tasmania confirms it has terminated the Basslink Services Agreement (BSA) as announced by the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction today.
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