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  • Entura receives top accolades at 2023 Planning Excellence Awards Tasmania

    December 4, 2023

    Entura has received top accolades at the Tasmanian chapter of the Planning Institute of Australia’s 2023 Planning Excellence Awards. The ‘Stakeholder Engagement’ category was won by Niche Planning Studio and Entura’s Environment and Planning Team, for their joint work on the Seven Mile Beach Local Area Plan. The plan was delivered for their Tasmanian client, […]

  • Entura welcomes visit from India’s High Commissioner to Australia

    November 22, 2023

    Entura recently welcomed a visit from India’s High Commissioner to Australia, Mr Manpreet Vohra, and Consulate General of India, Melbourne, Dr Sushil Kumar. The pair travelled to Hobart, Tasmania, last week, where they met with Entura’s Managing Director, Ms Tammy Chu, Director of Strategy, Sales and Commercial, Dr Amanda Ashworth, and Senior Consultant, Mr Ajit […]

  • Entura experts reflect on the Symphony of the Renewables World Wind Energy Conference 2023

    November 22, 2023

    Experts and thought leaders from Australia and overseas came together this month for the 21st World Wind Energy Conference (WWEC), held in Hobart, Tasmania. This year’s theme was ‘Symphony of the Renewables’, highlighting the advantages of integrating wind power with other renewable energy sources and storage solutions. It was the first WWEC held in Australia […]

  • Entura crunches the numbers to better understand Tasmania’s West Coast rainfall

    November 15, 2023

    This week, two of Entura’s water specialists presented at the Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium of Engineers Australia’s National Committee on Water Engineering, which was held in Sydney over 13-15 November. Their study focused on better understanding extreme rainfall events affecting Bastyan Dam, a Hydro Tasmania dam located on the Pieman River on the West […]

  • Entura proudly contributes hydropower insights and expertise at World Hydropower Congress

    November 8, 2023

    Entura has shared valuable hydropower insights and expertise at the 2023 World Hydropower Congress in Indonesia. From 31 October to 2 November, more than 1000 decision-makers, energy experts and industry leaders from 50 countries came together in Bali to discuss hydropower’s role in powering sustainable growth. Panels, workshops and networking events explored everything from market […]

  • Entura specialist shares insight into importance of pumped hydro storage for renewable transition

    October 20, 2023

    Richard Herweynen, Entura’s Technical Director, Water, has shared insights into the importance of pumped hydro storage for the renewable energy transition in an article for International Water Power & Dam Construction magazine.  Titled ‘Pumped storage: Powering a sustainable future’, the article features a Q&A with Richard, where he outlines some of the main advantages of […]

  • Celebrating the success of the Entura clean energy and water institute’s latest dam safety program

    October 17, 2023

    The Entura clean energy and water institute is celebrating the success of its latest dam safety training program for an international delegation. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade-supported training was delivered as part of the South Asia Regional Infrastructure Connectivity (SARIC) initiative. Over the last two weeks, 21 senior engineers and executives with roles […]

  • Entura celebrates hydropower day, today and every day

    October 11, 2023

    On 11 October, Entura is proud to celebrate Global Hydropower Day and shine a light on the positive impacts of sustainable hydropower around the world. As a member of the International Hydropower Association (IHA) and as part of Hydro Tasmania, Entura deeply understands and values the role of hydropower in powering communities, growing economies and […]

  • Farewelling Colin Hepher after more than 40 years with Entura

    September 28, 2023

    Entura is saying farewell to Specialist Electrical Consultant Colin Hepher, who is hanging up his hard hat and retiring after almost 42 years at the business. Colin joined the business as a Trainee Technical Officer, having spent much of his childhood at Tarraleah in Tasmania’s central highlands where his father worked for Entura’s parent company, […]

  • Entura supports international capability development through dam safety training

    September 25, 2023

    Entura will be delivering tailored dam safety training for an international delegation next month, supported by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The 10-day dam safety training course will take place in Hobart, Tasmania, from October 2-13. It is part of the South Asia Regional Infrastructure Connectivity (SARIC) initiative, formed and funded by […]

  • Entura expertise and contributions recognised at engineering excellence awards

    September 8, 2023

    One of Entura’s engineers has received the top accolade in the Tasmanian chapter of the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards for his contribution to renewable energy developments and dam safety over his 30 year career. David Gerke, a principal civil engineer at Entura, was named Professional Engineer of the Year. David will now represent Tasmania at […]

  • Entura power expert provides Australian perspective on energy transition to global peers

    September 6, 2023

    Entura’s Technical Director Power, Donald Vaughan, presented this week at the global CIGRE Symposium in Cairns, Queensland. CIGRE is a global community of thousands of power systems professionals from over 90 countries. CIGRE hosts an extensive range of local and international events, fostering engagement and knowledge sharing to strengthen electrical expertise and systems across the globe.

  • Entura welcomes appointment of Malcolm Turnbull as new President Designate of International Hydropower Association

    August 1, 2023

    Entura welcomes the appointment of former Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, as the new President of the International Hydropower Association (IHA). Mr Turnbull will be taking on the position from October 31, where he will be formally inducted during the opening session of the 2023 World Hydropower Congress. He will replace Roger Gill, who has […]

  • Hydro Tasmania announces ambitious net zero targets

    July 13, 2023

    Hydro Tasmania, Australia’s largest generator of renewable energy, today (Thursday) announced its ambitious plan to achieve net zero reportable scope one and two emissions by 30 June 2025. The Towards Net Zero plan involves a raft of initiatives to measure, reduce and offset emissions across Hydro Tasmania, its energy retailer, Momentum Energy, and its consulting […]

  • Entura’s Technical Leadership Team expands with new Senior Principal appointments

    June 21, 2023

    Entura’s Technical Leadership Team is undergoing an exciting period of growth with the appointment of two new Senior Principals. Dr Andrew Wright will move into the role of Senior Principal, Renewables & Energy Storage, while Dr Colin Terry has been appointed as Senior Principal, Water (Hydraulics/Hydrology). This comes as a natural career progression for both […]

  • Entura shares hydropower insights with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    June 1, 2023

    Entura’s Managing Director Tammy Chu recently shared Entura’s hydropower insights with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a Roundtable event in Sydney. Ms Chu, who is also Vice-President of the International Hydropower Association, was one of several business leaders who took part in the 24 May event, hailing from a diverse range of industries including […]

  • Entura’s planning expertise recognised at Planning Institute of Australia Awards

    May 26, 2023

    Entura’s Senior Environmental Planner Bunfu Yu has been recognised as the Planning Institute of Australia’s (PIA) National Young Planner of the Year. Ms Yu was awarded the title at the awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 24, which took place in Adelaide. It is the first time in almost 20 years that a Tasmanian candidate has […]

  • Entura supports Australian Energy Mission to Thailand and Vietnam

    May 3, 2023

    Entura proudly supported the recent Australian Energy Mission to Thailand and Vietnam, which took place in March. Led by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, the mission aimed to share Australia’s expertise and capabilities in renewable energy, energy storage solutions and new technologies for energy efficiency with partners in Thailand and Vietnam. Entura was among […]

  • Entura proudly supporting annual Energy and Mines Australia Summit in Perth

    April 27, 2023

    Entura is proud to support the 7th annual Energy and Mines Australia Summit, hosting a panel discussion at this important event focused on the road to net zero mining.  Taking place from June 14-5 at Perth’s Optus Stadium, the Summit will bring together more than 500 mining and decarbonisation experts. Across two days, they will […]

  • Entura shares training insights at 2023 International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering

    March 30, 2023

    Entura’s Director of Strategy, Sales and Commercial, Dr Amanda Ashworth, recently took part in the 2023 International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering (ICDSME23).  Amanda was one of many speakers and presenters at the 2-day event, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, by the Malaysian National Committee on Large Dams (MYCOLD). Her presentation focused on […]

  • Entura’s Tammy Chu promotes hydropower and clean energy in India and Brazil

    March 29, 2023

    Entura’s Managing Director, Tammy Chu, has shared Entura’s insights into the global renewable energy transition as part of the recent Australian Senior Business Delegation to India, led by Anthony Albanese, Prime Minister of Australia. At the CEO Forum held during the visit, Ms Chu spoke about the need across Australia and India to build skills […]

  • Entura supports a bright future for Tasmanian hydropower icon

    March 29, 2023

    The Tarraleah hydropower scheme has generated clean energy for Tasmania for more than 80 years. Entura is supporting our parent company, Hydro Tasmania, with the first stage of activity to reimagine an exciting future for the scheme. Hydro Tasmania Chief Executive Officer Ian Brooksbank said that Tarraleah is an incredible piece of engineering and an […]

  • Entura expanding with exciting leadership opportunities

    March 1, 2023

    Entura is growing, and with that comes a number of exciting new leadership opportunities for senior technical specialists. With significant experience in dams, hydropower, hybrid renewable systems, solar, wind, battery energy storage and more, our services are in great demand. We have been instrumental to the success of a number of landmark projects, and we […]

  • Celebrating 10 years of Entura’s clean energy and water institute

    December 12, 2022

    Entura is celebrating 10 years of our dedicated training arm, the Entura clean energy and water institute (ECEWI). The institute was established in 2012, and has since delivered 146 training programs to power and water clients in Australia and internationally. More than 2,000 participants have been trained during this time, across a total of 10,857 […]

  • Entura visits Antarctica’s Scott Base research facility for redevelopment works

    December 12, 2022

    Entura recently visited New Zealand’s remote Scott Base research facility in Antarctica as part of site investigations for the hub’s redevelopment. Antarctica New Zealand’s Scott Base Redevelopment project will see a complete overhaul of the existing base, replacing the current ageing infrastructure with a safer, more modern research facility to support New Zealand’s Antarctic science […]

  • Entura’s specialists share industry insights at 2022 ANCOLD NZSOLD Conference

    November 7, 2022

    Entura specialists have shared their insights at this year’s ANCOLD / NZSOLD conference, a meeting of the Australian and New Zealand National Committees on Large Dams in Sydney last week. It was the first time the three-day event had been held in person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, with this year’s focus on […]

  • Entura specialists celebrate inaugural Global Hydropower Day with first webinar

    October 13, 2022

    A panel of Entura specialists came together this week to celebrate Global Hydropower Day, marking the occasion with Entura’s international webinar. Five members of our Executive and Technical Leadership Teams formed the panel, comprising Dale Bryce, Director, Hydropower and Headworks, Dr Amanda Ashworth, Director Strategy, Sales and Commercial, Donald Vaughan, Principal Consultant – Electrical Primary […]

  • Entura’s device gives Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service a bird’s-eye view

    October 11, 2022

    Entura has designed and constructed a remote monitoring device that will be used by Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) to support its land management operations. The unique portable device is the first of its kind to be used in Tasmania. It has an instantly deployable configuration rarely seen in other monitoring devices and comprises […]

  • Entura contributes insights to Asian Development Bank report on hybrid renewables and battery energy storage in the Pacific

    September 21, 2022

    Entura has contributed to an Asian Development Bank report exploring challenges and recommending actions to bolster the success of hybrid renewable energy and battery storage projects in the Pacific. The report, Hybrid and Battery Energy Storage Systems: Review and Recommendations for Pacific Island Projects, draws on 26 case studies from 9 subprojects in the Cook […]

  • Can hydropower resolve the energy crisis? Join our webinar on Global Hydropower Day

    September 20, 2022

    Entura celebrated Global Hydropower Day with a webinar including some of our sharpest minds. Hydropower has been around for centuries, but seems new again on Global Hydropower Day. Where are we now, and where might we be going? Can hydropower make the difference in resolving the energy crisis and smoothing the energy transition? Opening this […]

  • Entura celebrates initial outcomes of workforce credentialing partnership with Engineers Australia

    September 20, 2022

    Entura is celebrating the initial outcomes of our 3.5-year workforce credentialing partnership with Engineers Australia. Announced in March, the business-to-business pathway offers Entura’s engineers a streamlined way to achieve chartered status, with targeted support and resources. Our first engineers to achieve chartered status through the pathway are Hydrologist Ash Rasheed, Senior Civil Engineer Beth Scott […]

  • Entura at the forefront of renewables transition for mining sector

    September 20, 2022

    Earlier this month, two of Entura’s specialists attended the Energy and Mines Australia Summit in Perth. Hybrid Energy Solutions Specialist Ray Massie led a broad-ranging panel discussion, ‘Key Considerations for Mining Hybrids’, which explored decarbonisation opportunities, implications and strategies for the sector. The panel included Entura’s Specialist Control Engineer Greg Koppens along with Darren Stralow […]

  • Entura’s clean energy and water institute (ECEWI) collaborates with Tenaga Nasional University to deliver hydropower training in Pakistan

    September 20, 2022

    Entura’s clean energy and water institute (ECEWI) is collaborating with Malaysia’s Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) to deliver international hydropower training in Pakistan for the Energy Development, Services Management and Technology (EDSMAT) Program of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). The collaboration comes as the third phase of EDSMAT led by AIT’s Yunus Center. The World […]

  • Entura to support Timor-Leste lower electricity costs with hybrid solar solution

    August 10, 2022

    Entura has been appointed to support Timor-Leste’s local electricity utility (ETDL, E.P.) reduce the country’s reliance on diesel fuel by adding solar into the energy mix. The transition to low-cost solar is expected to drive down electricity prices and improve environmental outcomes. Our Specialist Renewable Energy Engineer Chris Blanksby and Specialist Electrical Engineer Ranjith Perera […]

  • Construction of Kidston Pumped Storage Project well underway in North Queensland

    June 18, 2022

    Construction of Genex Power’s Kidston Pumped Storage project in North Queensland is well underway. The project achieved financial close in June 2021, and Entura was appointed as Owner’s Engineer. As part of the project’s construction phase, our Principal Consultant Richard Herweynen and Specialist Hydropower Engineer Nick West recently visited the site to oversee progress. “The project utilises […]

  • Entura experts share insights on increasing renewable energy penetration in mining sector

    June 18, 2022

    Entura’s Hybrid Energy Solutions Specialist Ray Massie has shared his insights into the use of renewable energy in the mining sector in the latest issue of the Energy and Mines Magazine (issue 42, June 2022). The article, titled ‘The Challenges of 100% RE penetration’, explores the shift towards larger and more complex hybrid power systems in mining, […]

  • Entura shares insights from 2022 Planning Institute of Australia Congress

    June 18, 2022

    Sponsoring the Planning Institute of Australia Congress in Hobart, Tasmania in May gave Entura the opportunity to participate in conversations around climate change and the need for resilient, sustainable outcomes. It was the first time the national congress had been conducted in person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 500 planners from […]

  • Entura welcomes commissioning of Jabiru Power Station

    April 13, 2022

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura welcomes the recent commissioning of the Jabiru Power Station, located in the Northern Territory’s Kakadu National Park. The project, funded by the Northern Territory Government and developed, owned and operated by EDL, will supply the town of Jabiru with reliable energy drawn from at least 50% renewable sources. […]

  • Entura joins workforce credentialing partnership with Engineers Australia

    March 17, 2022

    Entura is pleased to announce that the business has entered a three-year partnership with Engineers Australia. This partnership will offer a business-to-business pathway for Entura’s engineers to achieve chartered status via the Engineering Workforce Credentialing (EWC) Program. “Chartered status is a demonstration of an engineer’s professionalism and capability. I applaud Entura’s commitment to assessing their engineering […]

  • Entura rediscovers snail species thought likely to be extinct at Tasmania’s Great Lake

    March 17, 2022

    Entura’s environment team have rediscovered a species of freshwater snail thought likely to be extinct during a survey at Tasmania’s yingina/Great Lake. The Beddomeia tumida, a tiny snail measuring around 4mm, was found as part of ongoing conservation monitoring of the lake, funded by Hydro Tasmania. Located in the Central Plateau, it is the first […]

  • Entura updates business continuity plan and implements vaccination policy

    March 10, 2022

    Entura has a rigorous, structured business continuity plan that underpins our efforts to protect health and safety, maintain good governance, and minimise impacts on our clients’ projects during the uncertainties and changing circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. We continually review and revise our business continuity plan as the pandemic evolves. You can access our updated Business […]

  • Entura’s Beth Scott to represent Tasmanian women in engineering on national committee

    February 1, 2022

    Entura’s Beth Scott, a civil engineer based in Hobart, has been co-opted to Engineers Australia’s National Committee for Women in Engineering (NCWiE) for 2022. Through her inclusion on the national committee, Beth will represent and advocate for Tasmania’s aspiring, emerging and established female engineers. “I am very excited to be part of the committee,” said […]

  • Entura welcomes announcement of Hazelwood Battery

    December 16, 2021

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura welcomes the announcement this week of the 150 MW Hazelwood Battery, now under construction on the site of the decommissioned Hazelwood Power Station in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley. The project, privately funded by ENGIE and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG), will provide critical services to support the Victorian grid by […]

  • Entura continues our commitment to integrity and sustainability

    September 22, 2021

    Entura has always been committed to providing quality power and water solutions to our clients and communities in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.  We have now summarised our ongoing, long-standing commitment to integrity in our Integrity Commitment Statement. Our Integrity Framework is guided by our Code of Conduct, Sustainability Principles, Work Health and Safety Policy, Modern […]

  • Entura announces personnel changes and new appointments for international services

    September 20, 2021

    Entura has recently filled a number of key positions across our offices in Australia and India. These roles will strengthen and support Entura’s delivery of sustainable power and water projects across the Indo-Pacific region. Rajeev Raina has been appointed as Director and Team Leader of Entura’s India operations and Delhi office. Rajeev joined Entura in […]

  • Entura’s spatial expertise recognised at 2021 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards

    September 9, 2021

    Entura’s Spatial and Data Services Team has received top accolades at this year’s Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards. The team won the Spatial Industries Business Association and Geospatial Information & Technology Association (SIBA/GITA) Award for Spatial Enablement, for their work on Hydro Tasmania’s Battery of the Nation initiative. The team has been involved in Battery of […]

  • Entura’s Managing Director, Tammy Chu, re-elected to IHA Board

    August 31, 2021

    Eighteen hydropower leaders from across the sector have been elected to the new Board of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), including Entura’s Managing Director, Tammy Chu. Tammy returns to the role for another term, providing a voice for Tasmania and Australia in the global hydropower industry and lending the benefit of our state’s experience and history. The […]

  • Entura updates Business Continuity Plan to respond to COVID-19 Delta variant

    August 13, 2021

    At Entura, we remain committed to you and your projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, wherever we are. Local outbreaks of the hyper-contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 have given us all pause to consider further continuous improvement in our joint Safety and Business Continuity Planning. Underpinned by a safety-first approach, we continue to flex and explore […]

  • Entura expertise and contributions recognised

    August 6, 2021

    Entura’s leading specialist dams engineer Paul Southcott won Professional Engineer of the Year, at the Tasmanian awards ceremony held in Hobart on Thursday 5 August 2021.  Paul will now represent Tasmania at the national Australian Engineering Excellence Awards later in the year. Andrew (Drew) Shaw, Entura’s Senior Technical Officer Civil, will also be attending the […]

  • Entura shares floodplain management insights at national conference

    June 24, 2021

    Entura’s Graduate Hydrologist Ashiq Rasheed presented at the 2021 Floodplain Management Australia National Conference, which was conducted as a virtual conference in June. The conference brought together a range of stakeholders from across Australia to explore the theme of ‘Essential Knowledge for a Flood Resilient Future’. Discussions and presentations focused on the latest developments and […]

  • Entura leads discussion of renewables in mining sector

    June 23, 2021

    Two of Entura’s thought leaders recently attended this year’s virtual Energy and Mines Australia summit, which took place earlier this week. Hybrid Energy Solutions Specialist Ray Massie and Secondary Electrical Team Leader Greg Koppens led a panel discussion on “Lessons Learned and Next Steps for Mining Hybrids”, providing critical insights on the topic and the […]

  • Entura welcomes announcement of Genex Power’s major milestone for Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro project

    June 6, 2021

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura welcomes Genex Power’s achievement of financial close on its flagship 250 MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project in North Queensland. Following the issuing of Notices to Proceed, design and construction activities have commenced on the project, which is expected to be completed in 2024. Entura was engaged in 2018 to […]

  • Entura makes a welcome return to in-person and onsite dam safety training

    May 20, 2021

    Entura is continuing its efforts to educate and empower the water industry with a return to delivering in-person, onsite training thanks to the easing of COVID restrictions in Tasmania. Entura’s clean energy and water institute (ECEWI) recently delivered its first in-person, onsite dam safety course at its Cambridge office in Tasmania since the beginning of […]

  • Entura’s studies culminate in selection of preferred Tasmanian pumped hydro site

    December 17, 2020

    Entura welcomes the significant milestone, announced this week, that Lake Cethana has been selected as Hydro Tasmania’s preferred site for a Tasmanian pumped hydro opportunity, with the project now set to progress to final feasibility stage.

  • Entura to continue to support renewable energy in the Pacific with appointment to AIFFP panel

    November 12, 2020

    Entura is pleased to announce that we have been appointed by Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to join the panel of preferred service providers for the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP).

  • Entura’s Bunfu Yu wins at 2020 National Awards for Planning Excellence

    September 28, 2020

    Bunfu Yu, one of Entura's planning consultants, has won the Outstanding Student Project award at the 2020 National Awards for Planning Excellence

  • Entura’s Seth Langford named Professional Engineer of the Year 2020

    September 17, 2020

    One of Entura’s engineers, Seth Langford, has received the top accolade at the Tasmania Engineering Excellence Awards for his contribution to renewable energy developments over 18 years.

  • COVID-19 update – August 2020

    August 18, 2020

    At Entura, we remain committed to you and your projects during the COVID-19 pandemic, wherever we are. Life and projects go on, even in a pandemic. We will continue to be flexible and creative as we explore opportunities to progress your projects in what remain uncertain times, for you and for us. Our people have […]

  • Coping with COVID-19: What are industry leaders saying?

    June 24, 2020

    In the latest issue of International Water Power & Dam Construction magazine, professionals in the industry share their experiences of coping in the unsettling times we're all experiencing due to COVID-19. Entura's Managing Director, Tammy Chu, shares her thoughts about the challenges and the positive aspects amidst change and uncertainty.

  • Entura delivers on the Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project, despite COVID-19

    May 26, 2020

    Entura has completed the design, delivery and commissioning of a microgrid control system for the Agnew Hybrid Renewable Project in remote Western Australia, despite the challenges of keeping its people safe and complying with travel and quarantine restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Business continuity planning during COVID-19

    May 1, 2020

    Entura has a rigorous, structured business continuity plan to ensure that we protect health and safety, maintain good governance, and minimise impacts on our clients’ projects during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Hundreds of Entura offices open in April

    April 16, 2020

    At Entura, despite COVID-19, we’re innovating, communicating and ensuring we continue to deliver exceptional service to our clients.

  • Entura’s COVID-19 response

    March 25, 2020

    An update on Entura's response to the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Tina River hydropower scheme secures financing after a decade of preliminary studies

    January 23, 2020

    Entura welcomes the announcement that financing has been secured to enable construction of a 15 MW hydropower scheme on the Tina River, near Honiara, Solomon Islands. Entura has been involved with the project for a decade, beginning with prefeasibility studies in 2009.

  • Entura-designed hydropower plant in Laos now operational

    January 16, 2020

    The Nam Pha Gnai hydropower plant in Laos, designed by Entura, has begun generating electricity after completion of construction in September 2019.

  • Entura continues to support Tonga’s clean energy journey

    December 12, 2019

    Entura has been engaged by the Asian Development Bank to continue its involvement in Tonga’s journey towards a more sustainable and resilient future powered by renewable energy.

  • Entura welcomes new milestone in Tuvalu’s renewable energy journey

    December 5, 2019

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura welcomes the announcement of a $6 million grant from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support Tuvalu’s journey towards its goal of 100% renewable electricity generation by 2025.

  • Entura to support construction of Jemalong Solar Project as Owner’s Engineer

    November 26, 2019

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura welcomes Genex Power’s achievement of financing to enable construction of the Jemalong Solar Project in New South Wales. Entura was engaged to deliver Owner’s Engineer services for the project, building on its strong relationship with Genex Power.

  • Entura experts share insights on hydropower potential in Australia

    October 1, 2019

    In a new article published in the latest issue of the International Journal on Hydropower & Dams (vol 26, issue 4, 2019), Entura's Donald Vaughan and Mohsen Moeini share their insights into the current and future opportunities for hydropower in Australia.

  • Entura shares Asian hydropower experience

    September 5, 2019

    In the August issue of International Water Power & Dam Construction magazine, Entura's Director for International Business, Ajay Sharma, shared some of Entura’s hydropower project experience across Asia ...

  • Entura appointed Owner’s Engineer for Jemalong Solar Farm

    April 30, 2019

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has been engaged by Genex Power to deliver owner’s engineer services for the Jemalong Solar Farm in New South Wales.

  • Entura supports dam safety improvement in Laos

    December 17, 2018

    Entura is supporting the efforts of the Government of Laos to increase the safety of its existing and future dams ...

  • Entura helps Cook Islands reach another milestone towards 100% renewable energy

    December 11, 2018

    Entura has helped the Cook Islands achieve another milestone in its push to reduce reliance on diesel fuel and move towards the country’s renewable energy goals ...

  • Entura people set to boost diversity on boards

    November 29, 2018

    Two of Entura’s emerging leaders have received scholarships to help prepare them for future board positions ...

  • Entura named Owner’s Engineer for Dundonnell Wind Farm

    November 26, 2018

    Entura has been named by Tilt Renewables as the Owner’s Engineer for the Dundonnell Wind Farm in Victoria, Australia

  • Dispatchable renewables: it’s time to start planning the transition

    November 12, 2018

    What if the wind doesn’t blow and the sun doesn’t shine? This is a very familiar question for those in the renewable energy industry – and the answer these days seems to be pretty obvious: you add storage. However, the right type and amount of storage required is not so obvious...

  • Entura boosts hydropower capability in India

    October 4, 2018

    Entura has appointed Mr Lal Chand Goyal as Specialist Consultant Hydropower, based in its New Delhi office, in India...

  • Entura appointed Owner’s Engineer for Kidston dispatchable renewables hub

    September 10, 2018

    Entura has been engaged by Genex Power to deliver Owner’s Engineer services for Stage 2 of the 250 MW Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project and the 270 MW Kidston Solar Project...

  • Entura helps Infigen to connect new grid-scale battery

    August 20, 2018

    Entura has been engaged by Infigen Energy to deliver grid connection support services to its new 25 MW / 52 MWh Battery Energy Storage System in South Australia...

  • Entura engineers win top gongs for engineering excellence

    August 10, 2018

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura is committed to its vision of creating safe and sustainable power and water solutions that make a positive and enduring contribution to our clients and communities. Two of its engineers received the top accolades at the Tasmania Engineering Excellence Awards for bringing that vision to life. Donald Vaughan, […]

  • Entura named Owner’s Engineer for Cattle Hill Wind Farm

    July 2, 2018

    Entura has been appointed by Goldwind Australia as Owner’s Engineers for the Cattle Hill Wind Farm in Tasmania...

  • Entura helps Cook Islands reach renewable energy milestone

    May 15, 2018

    Entura has helped the Cook Islands achieve the next milestone in its push to reduce reliance on diesel fuel and move towards the country’s renewable energy goals...

  • Entura to support renewable energy developments in Tonga and Micronesia

    May 9, 2018

    Entura has been engaged by the Asian Development Bank to undertake feasibility assessments and due diligence on renewable energy projects to help Tonga and the Federated States of Micronesia achieve their renewable energy targets...

  • Entura clean energy and water institute welcomes Pakistani delegation

    March 14, 2018

    Entura’s training division, the Entura clean energy and water institute, is welcoming a delegation from the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority, a government-owned public utility maintaining power and water assets in Pakistan...

  • Entura develops Pumped Hydro Atlas of Australia

    March 13, 2018

    Entura has been engaged by Hydro Tasmania to develop a practical atlas of pumped hydro energy storage opportunities to support development of dispatchable renewable energy generation

  • SA Water appoints WSP and Entura to support dams upgrade program

    January 11, 2018

    SA Water has appointed global engineering professional services consulting firm WSP and specialist power and water consulting firm Entura to support its ongoing program of dam safety upgrades

  • Entura clean energy and water institute celebrates five years

    December 13, 2017

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its training arm, the Entura clean energy and water institute.

  • Entura team awarded for Yap renewable energy development project

    December 12, 2017

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura celebrated its annual Entura Awards. The awards recognise Entura’s employees and teams who have demonstrated outstanding behaviour or ability contributing to the culture and success of the firm...

  • Entura and IPM joint finalists at Training Awards 2017

    September 4, 2017

    Entura and the Institute of Project Management (IPM) were a finalist at the Industry Collaboration Award in the Business and Training Provider category of the 2017 Tasmanian Training Awards...

  • Delta Electricity engages Entura to support Vales Point solar farm

    August 29, 2017

    Entura has been appointed by Delta Electricity to provide engineering services to support the development of the proposed Vales Point power station solar farm...

  • Latrobe Council turns to Entura for flood management study

    July 24, 2017

    Entura has been engaged by Latrobe Council to assess flood management options for the historic town...

  • Seqwater appoints Aurecon and Entura to support Sideling Creek Dam upgrade

    July 20, 2017

    Queensland bulk water authority Seqwater has appointed global engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Aurecon and specialist power and water consulting firm Entura to support the Sideling Creek Dam upgrade...

  • Canadian Solar appoints Entura as Owner’s Engineer for two solar farms in Queensland

    April 5, 2017

    Entura has been appointed by Canadian Solar, one of the world’s largest solar companies, as Owner’s Engineer for two solar farms in Queensland...

  • PowerChina engages Entura to advise on Uganda’s largest hydropower project

    March 30, 2017

    Entura has been engaged by PowerChina Huadong to deliver hydropower advisory services for the 600 MW Karuma Hydropower Project....

  • Entura appoints Principal Consultant, Secondary Electrical Engineering

    March 1, 2017

    Entura has appointed David Wilkey to the role of Principal Consultant, Secondary Electrical Engineering, based in its Melbourne office, in Australia....

  • Entura partners with RCR Tomlinson to deliver Yaloak South Wind Farm

    February 14, 2017

    Entura is partnering with engineering and infrastructure company RCR Tomlinson to deliver Pacific Hydro’s 30MW Yaloak South Wind Farm in Victoria, Australia...

  • Marshall Islands turns to Entura for renewable energy solutions

    January 30, 2017

    Entura has been engaged by the Asian Development Bank to deliver renewable energy strategic advice and solutions to help the Republic of the Marshall Islands to achieve its renewable energy target...

  • Integrated water management system takes top environmental engineering award

    November 24, 2016

    Entura, Tasmanian Irrigation and Water Solutions Pty Ltd won the Environmental Engineering Excellence Award for the Meander Dam integrated water management system at the 2016 Australian Engineering Excellence Awards in Brisbane last night...

  • Entura completes Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project Technical Feasibility Study

    November 8, 2016

    Entura has completed the Technical Feasibility Study for Genex Power’s Kidston Pumped Storage Hydropower Project in North Queensland, Australia...

  • Entura appointed to support wind development in Sri Lanka

    November 4, 2016

    Entura has been appointed by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support Ceylon Electricity Board’s (CEB) wind development activities in Sri Lanka’s Mannar district...

  • Sarawak Energy engages Entura to further develop hydropower capability

    October 7, 2016

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has been appointed by Sarawak’s vertically integrated utility and power development company Sarawak Energy to deliver a comprehensive hydropower training program to more than 130 employees over the next 18 months.

  • Entura completes Suma Park Dam upgrade in New South Wales

    September 29, 2016

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has recently completed the Suma Park Dam upgrade in New South Wales, Australia, after developing an innovative solution to increase the height of the dam wall by three metres while maintaining regular operations.

  • Entura and Tasmanian Irrigation win Australian Engineering Excellence Awards

    September 9, 2016

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura and Tasmanian Irrigation won the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards (AEEA) Tasmania 2016 in the category ‘Control Systems, Networks, Information Processing and Telecommunications’ for the Meander Dam integrated water management system.

  • Chanju-I hydropower project set to commence operations

    September 5, 2016

    I A Energy and specialist power and water consulting firm Entura today announced the conclusion of the 36 MW Chanju-I run-of-river hydropower project in Chamba, Himachal Pradesh, India.

  • Tasmanian Irrigation water management system a finalist for Australian Engineering Excellence Awards

    August 29, 2016

    Tasmanian Irrigation’s Meander Dam integrated water management system has been selected as a finalist for the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards (AEEA) Tasmania 2016. Designed, developed and delivered by specialist power and water consulting firm Entura...

  • Entura appoints Principal Consultant Water Management and Technology

    August 17, 2016

    Entura has appointed David Fuller to the newly created role of Principal Consultant Water Management and Technology, based in its Melbourne office, in Australia. David brings to Entura over 35 years’ experience in water management and the delivery of...

  • Entura to deliver data management solution to Australia’s oldest irrigation scheme

    August 11, 2016

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has been engaged by The Renmark Irrigation Trust (RIT) to deliver telemetry technology that will enable better data collection and management from over 800 water meters in South Australia

  • Helping AusNet Services with stakeholder engagement for transmission line upgrade

    July 12, 2016

    Entura has been appointed by AusNet Services to deliver community and stakeholder engagement strategy development and implementation support for the Moorabool to Ballarat Transmission Line Upgrade.

  • Entura boosts dams engineering capability with new appointments

    July 1, 2016

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has welcomed two new senior dams engineering specialists to its internationally renowned team

  • Goldwind appoints Entura as independent advisor on White Rock Wind Farm

    June 22, 2016

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has been appointed by Goldwind Australia to provide independent advice during the construction of the 175 MW White Rock Wind Farm.

  • Innovative pumped storage hydro design by Entura beats expectations

    May 2, 2016

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has developed an innovative design for Genex Power’s Kidston Pumped Storage Hydropower Project in North Queensland, Australia

  • Entura welcomes one of India’s most eminent geologists

    February 9, 2016

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has appointed Dr Tapanjyoti Mukhopadhyay to the dual role of Principal Geologist and team manager, based in its New Delhi office, in India

  • Entura India appoints new Business Development Manager

    January 12, 2016

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has appointed Mr Abhishek Swarnkar to the role of Business Development Manager

  • Entura delivers flood forecasting system to Parkes Shire Council

    December 16, 2015

    A clever data management system developed by specialist power and water consulting firm Entura is helping to ensure the safety of a major dam in the New South Wales shire of Parkes.

  • Entura appointed to advise on dam investigation and engineering design in Nepal

    October 9, 2015

    Entura has been selected by the Department of Irrigation of the Government of Nepal and the Asian Development Bank to deliver consulting services for the investigation and detailed engineering design of the Nagmati Dam

  • Hydro Tasmania signs Heads of Agreement regarding Entura joint venture

    September 15, 2015

    Hydro Tasmania has signed an in-principle agreement with the potential partners in a joint venture aimed at creating growth opportunities for its specialist power and water consulting business Entura

  • Hydro Tasmania explores joint venture to grow Entura business

    August 17, 2015

    Hydro Tasmania is exploring the potential of a joint venture with PowerChina to expand the market access of its consulting engineering business Entura

  • Entura appointed to deliver feasibility study for innovative pumped storage hydro project

    August 10, 2015

    Entura has been appointed by Genex Power to deliver a bankable feasibility study for the Kidston Pumped Storage Hydropower Project in North Queensland, Australia.

  • Entura Managing Director elected to IHA Board

    August 3, 2015

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura welcomes the election of its Managing Director, Tammy Chu, to the Board of the International Hydropower Association.

  • Entura helping the Cook Islands on their renewable energy journey

    June 23, 2015

    Entura is helping the Cook Islands reduce reliance on diesel fuel, as part of the country’s goal to use renewable energy on all islands by 2020...

  • Entura employees contribute to Nepal relief effort

    June 5, 2015

    Following the devastating earthquake in Nepal on 25 April, Entura and its employees have joined forces with parent company, Hydro Tasmania, to donate almost A$50,000 to the relief efforts

  • Supporting affected communities in Nepal

    May 11, 2015

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura is joining forces with its parent company, Hydro Tasmania, to support those affected by the earthquake in Nepal. Prior to the devastating event on 25 April, employees from Entura’s India office had been working on the 27 MW Dordi-Khola Hydroelectric Project located in the Lamjung district in Western […]

  • Entura shares its natural thinking in South Africa

    March 12, 2015

    Power and water consulting firm Entura will deliver a full day course, free of charge, to mark the conclusion of the successful project "Powering water supply in South Africa: small hydro opportunities on existing infrastructure" undertaken in partnership with eThekwini Water and Sanitation and REEEP.

  • Building power and water infrastructure capability in South Africa

    March 6, 2015

    Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has identified opportunities for the South African city of Durban to increase its use of renewable energy, while at the same time driving down water infrastructure operating costs. Entura received a grant from the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), an international non-profit organisation, to identify opportunities […]

  • Milestone for South African hydropower project: Neusberg

    March 5, 2015

    Southern Africa’s newest hydropower plant met its final project milestone in January, achieving full commercial operation, and was officially launched this week. The Neusberg project is a run-of-river small hydropower project on the Orange River near Kakamas in the Northern Cape of South Africa. It is the first run-of-river hydropower scheme developed under the Republic […]

  • Entura signs MOU with HYDROCHINA

    November 18, 2014

    Entura has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with leading Chinese power and design consultants HYDROCHINA. The MOU will see both businesses co-operating on the development of opportunities in the energy and water sectors, including hydropower and renewable energy, sustainability and environmental management and power transmission. Entura’s Managing Director Tammy Chu said the aim was […]

  • Bhutan looks to Entura for hydropower expertise

    April 15, 2014

    Entura is helping grow renewable energy development in Bhutan. A 15-member delegation from the government-owned Druk Green Power Corporation is in Tasmania undertaking an intensive two-week training program at the Entura clean energy and water institute. The program includes courses in hydropower development, hydrology, project economics, and environmental and social safeguards, as well as business […]

  • Entura India wins industry accolades

    December 6, 2013

    Entura’s India business has been singled out for excellence by that country’s peak energy body. The Indian Council of Power Utilities has judged Entura India as “best consultant/consultancy” for the year 2013.  The Council is an autonomous organisation with representation from power utilities from across the industry in India. Entura was the unanimous choice of […]

  • Sharing Entura’s grid connection expertise in Asia

    October 17, 2013

    Entura’s South East Asia Business Development Manager presented a paper at Clean Energy Expo Asia in Bangkok recently. The presentation was titled ‘Clever thinking powers wind farm grid connection’ and detailed how Entura worked closely with Hydro Tasmania to connect Musselroe Wind Farm to the grid using a combination of technologies and control methodologies. It […]

  • Entura recognised for export success

    October 17, 2013

    Entura has been awarded a Tasmanian export award recognising its commitment to exporting and its success in the international market over the past year. “The international market is very important for our business growth and today approximately one-quarter of the projects we undertake are for international clients,” said Tammy Chu, Managing Director Entura. “We are […]

  • Entura opens doors in southern Africa

    October 10, 2013

    Hydro Tasmania and its consulting business Entura have broken ground in a new international market, with the official launch this week of a hydropower project in South Africa. Entura has been involved for two years in the Neusberg project, which is a run-of-river small hydropower project under construction on the Orange River near Kakamas in […]

  • Building capabilities at home and abroad

    April 15, 2013

    Training offered by the Entura clean energy and water institute is proving beneficial for international and local energy and water businesses alike looking to up-skill.  Courses offered by the recently launched Institute are now in full swing, with a number of customised programs already delivered and a series of short courses coming up. In March […]

  • Teaching the world about renewable energy

    December 11, 2012

    A Tasmanian-based teaching facility officially opened today is expected to be a drawcard for international energy and water businesses looking to upskill their workforces. The Entura clean energy and water institute will deliver a range of courses for utilities, businesses and individuals in the areas of clean energy, including hydro, wind and solar and in […]

  • More accolades for the Wellington Dam Alliance

    September 22, 2011

    The Wellington Dam Alliance was recently recognised at the IEA Engineering Excellence Awards in Western Australia, winning the ‘Innovation and Development’ section for the recently completed upgrade of Wellington Dam. Entura was a key member of the Alliance by leading the design effort and providing the dam design expertise. This is the fourth award for […]

  • Entura announces new Managing Director

    May 10, 2011

    Hydro Tasmania CEO Roy Adair recently announced that Ms Tammy Chu has been appointed as the new Managing Director for Entura. Ms Chu has extensive managerial and business development experience in the consulting engineering industry within Australia and internationally. Mr Adair said Ms Chu was selected for her proven leadership, experience and energy and will […]