The power of clean energy is an opportunity too good to waste

17 May 2022

In 2019, we begun to rummage through our waste and recycling habits. Gowrie Park was the site for our first circular economy improvements, where we uncovered ways to design waste out of our operations.

Boost wellbeing in the great outdoors

08 April 2022

Visit our recreation sites for a hike or a weekend of paddling, boating, fishing, and camping this weekend. It's guaranteed to boost your physical and mental wellbeing.

Dog-friendly camping in Tasmania

08 April 2022

Your four-legged friend is as much a member of the family as everyone else. That’s why we’ve designated a large number of our sites as ‘dog-friendly’. Check out some of our favourites here.

Hydropower built our past and now defines our future

07 April 2022

Tasmania’s long history of hydropower will underpin our future. The Tarraleah hydropower scheme is a shining example of how our pioneering efforts have set us up beautifully to support today’s transitioning energy market.

How one hour can change a life

24 March 2022

Dress for Success and their Empower Hour initiative is shining a light on empowering women struggling with unemployment and financial security. Following International Women's Day on 8 March, we took a look at how women are being helped to thrive in work and life.

Inspiring the next generation of women in science

10 February 2022

As the world celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science on, 11 February, we took the opportunity to reflect on our team's very cool work in inspiring the next generation of women in science.

12 Days of Christmas at our recreation sites!

24 December 2021

In the spirit of the season, here’s our silly attempt at a Christmas carol to guide you through 12 of our campgrounds, boat ramps and other recreation sites which have recently been upgraded.

Rain is good news for dam levels

24 November 2021

A wet spring has gifted Tasmania with very high levels of energy in storage, but the unprecedented events of 2016 are never far from our minds and storage is just one part of Tasmania’s energy security.

Flinders Island wind turbine

On island power

26 October 2021

The Flinders Island Hybrid Energy Hub is a groundbreaking project that’s placed Tasmanian innovation firmly on the national stage - demonstrating just how communities can readily adapt and embrace clean energy.

Adapting for a very different climate future

18 October 2021

The push to decarbonise Australia's energy sector is the opportunity for Tasmania, where what was once a mission to electrify the state now aligns with building a more sustainable future, according to Caroline Wykamp, Executive General Manager Commercial.

The benefits of exercise

The power of exercise in the fight against cancer

07 October 2021

Thanks to a grant from Hydro Tasmania, the Cancer Council Tasmania continues its great work supporting those with cancer through online complementary health programs.

There's something in the air

07 September 2021

September 7 marks the global day for action on clean air and blue skies. Find out a little more about International Clean Air for Blue Skies Day in our blog and see how reducing reliance on diesel use (and increasing renewables) is playing a role in the air we breathe.

Raising a glass to science

25 August 2021

Dr Carolyn Maxwell is our Climate and Water Strategy Specialist. An unassuming powerhouse behind the successful rehabilitation of the sensitive Lagoon of Islands site in the Central Highlands, Carolyn is a quiet changemaker working hard to shape a bright future for Tasmania.

Tungatinah to Tokyo: the Tasmanian canoeist who made it to the Olympics

23 July 2021

We catch up with Daniel Watkins ahead of the canoe slalom event at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. We asked about his canoeing career to date and learned about the qualities that make Tasmanian paddlers unique on the international circuit.

Holey moley - Rats will eat anything

09 July 2021

Delve into the vital role of high voltage circuit breakers in our electricity supply and what makes them so attractive in the rodent world...

Education the key to escaping prejudice

27 May 2021

The new ‘Hydro Tasmania Scholarship’ will be granted to an LGBTIQ+ Tasmanian tertiary student annually, as part of our recently announced Gold Partnership with the Pinnacle Foundation.

students sitting in a forest recording audio

The north-west’s beating art

27 May 2021

Mark 26 June for something very special happening in Sheffield, when Hydro Tasmania and TasNetworks partner with the award-winning Big hArt for a one-of-a-kind event.

Flinders Island mountains strezlecki peak

Saving the wombats of Musselroe Bay

26 May 2021

There’s so much we don’t know about wombats, but these scientists are learning how to save them from a deadly disease.

Water collection

It takes a village

22 March 2021

Water is at the heart of everything we do. So too is a deep belief in giving back to society, which means thinking globally as well as locally. For these reasons, we’re proud to support Water for a Village: a Tasmanian not-for-profit organisation that improves access to clean drinking water in Ethiopia. Read their inspiring story here, and learn more about how you can get involved.

Hydro: The next generation

25 February 2021

Local duo, Joe and Amanda of The Tasmanian Tuxedo are all about championing local stories. Our CEO Evangelista 'Ange' Albertini shared his journey with them, from growing up in Hobart's northern suburbs to transforming the future of renewable energy in Tasmania.

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