Contrary to media reports Basslink did not ‘trip’ or fail during yesterday’s extreme heat

Contrary to media reports Basslink did not ‘trip’ or fail during yesterday’s extreme heat

Basslink is operating as per design and protectively blocks when ambient temperatures climb above the limits of its design specifications.

Ericsson selected as transmission solution provider for Basslink fibre-optic cable

Ericsson selected as transmission solution provider for Basslink fibre-optic cable

Basslink Telecoms today announced it has selected Ericsson Australia to provide the fibre optic transmission solution for the Basslink Interconnector cable to supply telecommunications services between Tasmania and the Australian…

Basslink Telecoms open for business – nearing completion of first commercial contracts

Basslink Telecoms open for business – nearing completion of first commercial contracts

Michael Coates appointed GM Telecoms at Basslink

Bass Strait agreement delivers broadband competition to Tasmania

Bass Strait agreement delivers broadband competition to Tasmania

Aurora Energy and Basslink have today signed a contract under which they will each deliver nationally competitive broadband services to Tasmania.

Basslink committed to providing broadband choice in Tasmania

Basslink committed to providing broadband choice in Tasmania

In recent months, Basslink has been involved in very constructive discussions with the Tasmanian Government and Aurora regarding the future use of the fibre optic component of the Basslink interconnector….

Agreed sale of Basslink electricity interconnector for A$1.175bn (£485m)*

Agreed sale of Basslink electricity interconnector for A$1.175bn (£485m)*

National Grid plc (“National Grid”) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to sell its Basslink electricity interconnector in Australia to CitySpring Infrastructure Management Pte Ltd for…

Interest flows as Bass Strait cable goes on sale

Interest flows as Bass Strait cable goes on sale

Strong competition to buy an electricity link between Tasmania and Victoria is a measure of its success.

Tasmanian Business Reporter: Basslink doing its job in drought-proofing state

Tasmanian Business Reporter: Basslink doing its job in drought-proofing state

The first year of Basslink operation has highlighted its importance in drought proofing the state of Tasmania. Basslink has also helped Tasmania avoid the possibility of power restrictions this winter…

Hobart Mercury: Hydro Celebrates Basslink Birthday

Hobart Mercury: Hydro Celebrates Basslink Birthday

Tasmanians would be hit by power restrictions and blackouts this winter without Basslink in place.

Sunday Tasmania: The Big Dry

Sunday Tasmania: The Big Dry

HYDRO Tasmania dam level look set to drop below 20 per cent because of some of the lowest inflows in recorded history.

Herald Sun: Power Lifeline Hailed

Herald Sun: Power Lifeline Hailed

The Basslink cable from Victoria to Tasmania has averted the need for power rationing in Tasmania heading into winter.

Launceston Examiner: Basslink Has Saved Power Cuts

Launceston Examiner: Basslink Has Saved Power Cuts

Tasmania home would be on power restrictions now without supplementary Basslink Power because of re-cord low level in Great Lake, says Hydro’s Michael Cromarty.

Launceston Examiner: Basslink Powers Up

Launceston Examiner: Basslink Powers Up

Tasmania has relied on Basslink for 15 per cent of its electricity since the undersea cable was commissioned last May, Hydro Tasmania said yesterday.

Hobart Mercury: Basslink to the rescue as our lakes run low

Hobart Mercury: Basslink to the rescue as our lakes run low

Lakes and water storages supplying Tasmania’s hydroelectric power stations are now officially more than two-thirds empty.