Tasmania’s Power Crisis Never Ends

A HYDRO Tasmania subsidiary, Momentum, is offering electricity to its interstate customers which was carbon tax-free and not available to Tasmanians, Budget Estimates hearings were told yesterday. Opposition energy spokesman Matthew Groom said the offer to Momentum customers was not available to Tasmanians, despite the state's hydro- and wind-generated power being almost entirely carbon-free. He … Continue reading Tasmania’s Power Crisis Never Ends

Tasmania's Power Crisis Never Ends

A HYDRO Tasmania subsidiary, Momentum, is offering electricity to its interstate customers which was carbon tax-free and not available to Tasmanians, Budget Estimates hearings were told yesterday. Opposition energy spokesman Matthew Groom said the offer to Momentum customers was not available to Tasmanians, despite the state's hydro- and wind-generated power being almost entirely carbon-free. He … Continue reading Tasmania's Power Crisis Never Ends

Anticipation is Killing Me!

I know that by writing this entry is going to jinx the outcome, but this Saturday (June 2nd) I will be getting a new mobile phone. I've been using a HTC Desire since August 2010 and it's time to update to a newr handset. My phone of choice is the Samsung Galaxy Nexus! Now although … Continue reading Anticipation is Killing Me!

Living on the bleeding edge

For some time now I've been using Arch Linux for my desktop pc. For those who have no idea what that is/means then go back to your coffee/tea and come back in 5 minutes! No seriously, Arch is just a distribution of Linux aimed at being minimalistic so you build your desktop to what you … Continue reading Living on the bleeding edge

Energy bill power cut (meaning rise)

THE average Tasmanian household will receive about $200 relief from the huge power price rises tipped to begin in July. The welcome news was foreshadowed in the Sunday Tasmanian yesterday, and specific details were outlined by Premier Lara Giddings in Launceston yesterday. Ms Giddings said forecast electricity price increases of up to 26 per cent … Continue reading Energy bill power cut (meaning rise)