• Energy Supply Plan update

    Mar 21, 2016
    Hydro Tasmania and the State Government have a plan to manage energy supply and that plan is being implemented.
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  • Basslink break, severe drought out of the blue

    Mar 18, 2016
    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.
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  • Energy update

    Mar 15, 2016
    An update on the energy supply situation was provided on 14 March by the Energy Minister Matthew Groom.
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  • Ministerial Statement - Energy security

    Mar 09, 2016
    An update on Tasmania’s energy security was provided on 8 March by Matthew Groom, Minister for Energy, during the first sitting of Parliament.
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  • Basslink was importing at time of trip

    Mar 09, 2016
    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.
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  • Diesel generation work begins at Port Latta

    Mar 09, 2016
    Site works have begun to enable the installation of around 20 megawatts (MW) of temporary diesel generation at Port Latta. The work is part of Hydro Tasmania’s statewide effort to protect and secure Tasmania’s energy needs in response to the combination of several months of unprecedented low inflows and an extended Basslink outage.
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  • Update on Energy Supply Plan

    Mar 08, 2016
    An update on the Energy Supply Plan was provided on 7 March by the Energy Minister Matthew Groom and Hydro Tasmania.
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  • Basslink update

    Mar 08, 2016
    An update on Basslink was provided on 8 March by Basslink Pty Ltd.
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  • EPA decision on operation of temporary diesel generation

    Mar 04, 2016
    Hydro Tasmania has welcomed today’s announcement by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) that it will allow the start of operation of temporary diesel generators at Catagunya Power Station.
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  • Agreement with Norske Skog Boyer Mill

    Mar 01, 2016
    Hydro Tasmania has reached an agreement with Norske Skog that will help Tasmania manage the current unprecedented low water storage situation, due to low inflows and the current Basslink outage.
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