Posts Tagged ‘Tasmania’

Pumped hydro projects unveiled as Tasmania bids to be ‘battery of the nation’

State and federal governments to confirm that 14 lake sites have been earmarked Pumped hydro projects generating energy at twice the scale of the much-vaunted Snowy 2.0 scheme will be identified across Tasmania on Wednesday, with modelling suggesting the proposal could deliver thousands of jobs between now and 2028. The Turnbull and Hodgman governments will […]

Xi Jinping’s Tasmania visit may seem trivial, but is full of strategy

As the chief of the world’s largest economy visits Australia’s smallest, the shared history, trade ties and investment agreements make this stop relevant Tasmanians are unaccustomed to over-the-top welcomes. So today’s visit by one of the world’s most powerful political leaders has proven a challenge – in at least one area. Continue reading… View full […]

Hydro Tasmania cancels King Island wind farm project

MARK COLVIN: A $2 billion wind farm project for Tasmania’s King Island has been cancelled, after the state-owned power generator said it was not economically viable. If it had gone ahead, the project would have generated 600 megawatts of electricity with 200 turbines, supplying the national energy market via an under-water high-voltage cable. View full […]

Hydro Tasmania accused of breaking word over King Island windfarm

Hydro Tasmania has defended its decision to continue plans to create the southern hemisphere’s largest windfarm on King Island, after a survey of residents narrowly failed to reach a target of 60% of community support. View full post on Wind Power News