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What is the national electricity market?

Wednesday 16 April 2014

We hear a lot about the National Electricity Market - or the NEM - but what is it, how does it work and why is Tasmania part of it? Read our fact sheet to learn more. Read more about What is the national electricity market?

"Wind farming impact on tourism and place brand" report now available

Thursday 10 April 2014

A presentation was provided to the King Island community on 9 April 2014 of the results of a study on the impact of wind farms on tourism and place brand. Read more about "Wind farming impact on tourism and place brand" report now available

Brand workshop - report now available

Wednesday 2 April 2014

As part of the feasibility phase of the TasWind project, Hydro Tasmania has commissioned a brand study. The study is examining the potential impact on the King Island ‘place of origin’ brand, and considering strategies to maximise benefit to the brand, if the wind farm project proceeds. Read more about Brand workshop - report now available

New fact sheet: The Renewable Energy Target

Friday 21 March 2014

Why is renewable energy an important part of a sustainable future? Learn more about the Renewable Energy Target as part of our fact sheet series.

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Hydro Tasmania King Island Imperial 20

Thursday 23 January 2014

Hydro Tasmania is delighted to announce that it has become the naming rights sponsor for the iconic King Island Imperial 20.

The Hydro Tasmania King Island Imperial 20 is the only coast to coast race in Australia, and runs the width of the island. Read more about Hydro Tasmania King Island Imperial 20

Study to begin on impact of wind farm on King Island brand

Wednesday 18 December 2013

Hydro Tasmania has engaged Stephanie Jaensch to lead the initial phase of a research project to better understand the potential links between TasWind and the King Island brand. Read more about Study to begin on impact of wind farm on King Island brand

Hydro Tasmania offers funds to assess abbatoir feasibility

Thursday 12 December 2013

Hydro Tasmania has opened a funding program to support assessment of the feasibility of re-establishing an abattoir on King Island. Read more about Hydro Tasmania offers funds to assess abbatoir feasibility

New factsheet on how we are measuring the wind

November 2013

We are using lidar technology to better understand the characteristics of the wind on King Island. Read more about New factsheet on how we are measuring the wind

ON THIS WEEK: What does wind turbine noise really sound like? Come and hear for yourself!

Friday 1 November 2013

Hydro Tasmania invites residents of King Island to attend a unique presentation that will let you hear what a real wind farm sounds like. Read more about ON THIS WEEK: What does wind turbine noise really sound like? Come and hear for yourself!

Feasibility study to prioritise community concerns

Monday 24 June 2013

Hydro Tasmania has welcomed the results of a survey of King Island residents and landowners on its proposal to develop a 200-turbine wind farm on the island. Read more about Feasibility study to prioritise community concerns

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