• Trevallyn Dam valve replacement works

    Dec 23, 2015
    Hydro Tasmania will undertake work in early 2016 to replace three large dewatering valves built into Trevallyn Dam.
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  • Basslink fault

    Dec 22, 2015
    Energy security in Tasmania will not be impacted by this morning’s announcement from Basslink Pty Ltd of a fault in the Basslink undersea cable. CEO Steve Davy said Hydro Tasmania would continue to manage energy supply using a range of levers at its disposal, including water in storages and wind.
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  • Entura delivers flood forecasting system to Parkes Shire Council

    Dec 16, 2015
    A clever data management system developed by specialist power and water consulting firm Entura is helping to ensure the safety of a major dam in the NSW shire of Parkes.
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  • Hydro Tasmania to restart combined cycle gas turbine

    Dec 16, 2015
    Hydro Tasmania today announced it has made a commercial decision to restart the combined cycle gas turbine at the Tamar Valley Power Station in the New Year. Hydro Tasmania has always operated the CCGT optimally within our portfolio, and restarting it in early 2016 makes good commercial sense, given the low inflows to our storages in the last few months.
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  • Changes to public access at Lake Barrington and Lake Paloona

    Dec 04, 2015
    Hydro Tasmania has advised of changed access for recreation at some of the waterways it manages across the state.
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  • Rewarding excellence in volunteering

    Dec 04, 2015
    Hydro Tasmania is proud to support the inaugural Tasmanian Volunteering Awards, launched today by the Premier, Will Hodgman. These awards recognise individuals who give their time willingly to the community and promote volunteering and the significant contribution it makes to the state. Hydro Tasmania is a corporate member of Volunteering Tasmania and has worked with the organisation since the inception of Hydro’s employee volunteering program in 2011.
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  • Union claims on Entura rejected

    Dec 03, 2015
    Hydro Tasmania has rejected claims made by Professionals Australia regarding the operation of a proposed joint venture involving its consulting business Entura.
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  • Clarification: Tasmania not importing 50 % of its energy requirements

    Dec 03, 2015
    Hydro Tasmania has clarified a statement made to today’s Parliamentary scrutiny hearings into Government Business Enterprises. Discussing the positon of Hydro Tasmania’s storages and current imports of energy across Basslink, CEO Steve Davy noted that imports were supplying 40-50% of Tasmania’s energy demand. This is not correct. What Mr Davy intended to state was that the current level of import fluctuates between 30 – 40 per cent. For November, it was 38 per cent.
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  • Running low: low-load diesel trial aims to increase renewable energy in hybrid power systems

    Dec 02, 2015
    Hydro Tasmania is collaborating with the University of Tasmania and the United States Office of Navy Research on research aimed at removing a barrier to greater use of renewable energy in off-grid power systems.
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  • Diesel to ‘de-sal’ on Rottnest Island: creating power and drinking water with lower costs and emissions

    Nov 18, 2015
    Hydro Tasmania’s world-leading renewable energy innovation will help reduce the amount of diesel fuel needed to generate power and produce clean drinking water at one of Western Australia’s tourism jewels.
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