Hydropower is the backbone of Hydro Tasmania’s electric system and is the generating technology on which Tasmania was founded. In this executive interview, CEO Steve Davy discusses the future of this generating technology for his company. Steve Davy is chief executive officer of Hydro Tasmania, Australia’s largest hydro company by volume of electricity generated, with...
Hydro Tasmania’s Chairman Grant Every-Burns has announced that Chief Executive Officer Steve Davy will step down when his contract ends later this year. Davy has served as CEO for almost seven years and has been with the business for more than 15 years. Before being named CEO, Davy was Chief Commercial Officer, managing commercial operations...
We are pleased to announce that Steve Davy, chief executive officer of Hydro Tasmania, is speaking during the Thursday morning utility executive roundtable session at HYDROVISION International 2020. Hydro Tasmania is Australia’s largest hydro company by volume generated, with more than 30 hydropower stations and a hydro consulting business, Entura, operating internationally. Hydro Tasmania’s mainland...
Hydro Tasmania says it is accelerating detailed investigation of three key opportunities for pumped storage hydro development in the state as part of the Battery of the Nation initiative. Work has begun on a full feasibility assessment of pumped hydro development opportunities at Lake Cethana and Lake Rowallan in the northwest and near Tribute Power Station on the West Coast.
Three sites -- Lake Cethana, Lake Rowallan and Tribute -- have emerged as the most promising pumped storage hydro sites in Tasmania as a result of studies done over the past 20 months. These sites were selected from the original list of 14 potential pumped hydro options in Tasmania.
The proposed additional 1,200 MW of interconnection capacity between Tasmania and Victoria would mean that the Tasmanian hydropower system would better support the National Electricity Market (NEM) as it transitions over coming decades
Hydro Tasmania will be able to better harness and supply clean energy to Tasmania and Australia through a new partnership with the Bureau of Meteorology, according to a press release.
Hydro Tasmania achieved an underlying profit of $167.9 million for 2017-18, well above budget.
Australian utility Hydro Tasmania has identified 14 pumped storage sites, adding fuel to the island state's bid to make itself a hydroelectric power reserve for both it and the mainland.
Hydro Tasmania and Entura received recognition during the 2016 Australian Engineering Excellence Awards.