Edition 4
August 2019

The Spill

Tasmania has an incredible opportunity ahead of it through Battery of the Nation. It’s about creating more than enough energy to support the state’s needs, then supporting the nation to move to a cleaner energy future. It’s time to think about what that means for job creation, and what we need to do to get our young people “job ready” to deliver the opportunity. Our Future Forum brought together business, community and education leaders to get the ball rolling.

Hear what’s on their minds…

Future Forum 2019
World class in our backyard

To coincide with the opening of the angling season, we asked our Senior Aquatic Scientist David Ikedife for some tips on where to head to make the most of Tasmania's waterways.

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To the Moon and back

If you are old enough to remember watching the Moon landing on your black and white television in 1969, you will remember it as a defining moment in our history. But what does this have to do with Hydro Tasmania? Read more.

Design like a girl

It’s hard to believe that in 2019, some professions are still regarded as ‘male’ or ‘female’ careers. We at Hydro Tasmania believe in diversity in the workplace and are working actively to increase opportunities for women to enter and remain in traditionally male-dominated professions like engineering. Read more.

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What's ahead for pumped hydro?

Lake Cethana, Lake Rowallan and Tribute pumped hydro opportunities are moving to the next stage of assessment. We are progressing our feasibility study, to take a closer look at their potential and decide on the site that could be developed.

We are committed to keeping communities informed about the work we are doing. Find out more about our next 'drop-in' dates here.

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Our 2019 Community Grants recipients

Volunteers and small community groups play a big part in the quality of life that we often take for granted. We’re proud to help fund projects that make a real difference for people and communities. Watch this great story about one of this year’s recipients, Mates4Mates and see how they are using their grant to achieve positive outcomes.

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Engineering Vacation Program... spend your summer holidays with us!
  • For 3rd year engineering students passionate about the renewable energy industry, this is your chance to kick start your clean energy career. Applications close 5pm Sunday 8 September.
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Upcoming events

Sustainability Review
King and Yolande catchments 

We regularly conduct sustainability reviews of the catchments we use for generating hydropower.

We are holding our first community information session at West Coast Community Services Hub, Queenstown on 18 September 2019, 4.30pm - 6.30pm.

You're invited to come along to hear more about our findings and talk to our team about what matters most to you in this area.  More information will be on our website closer to the date. 

Power Station Open Days
Save the dates!

Devils Gate Power Station - Saturday 9 November
Tarraleah Power Station - Saturday 16 November 

Keep an eye out for more information on how to book via our website and social media. 

39th FIPS-Mouche World Fly Fishing Championships

30 November – 8 December 2019

We are proud to sponsor this event that will see some of the best anglers in the world test their skills on Tasmania's world-class lakes and rivers. 


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