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Power Line Fault Causes Blackout

Power Line Fault Causes Blackout

A power line fault near Tessmanns Road in Kingaroy left 1460 Ergon Energy customers without power at 11:47am on Tuesday.

Tree Branch Snaps Powerlines

Tree Branch Snaps Powerlines

More than 900 Ergon Energy customers in the Kingaroy area were left without power when a tree branch severed multiple powerlines in River Road on Friday.

Farmers Miss Out On Power Savings

Farmers Miss Out On Power Savings

The announcement by the Queensland Competition Authority on Wednesday not to pass on network electricity price savings to farmers and other businesses on transitional and obsolete tariffs has been slammed as “a betrayal of rural and regional communities”.

Apply Now For Ergon Grants

Apply Now For Ergon Grants

Not-for-profit groups seeking a financial boost for their local projects are being urged to apply for their share of the Energex-Ergon Community Fund.

South Burnett Apprentices Start Work

South Burnett Apprentices Start Work

Young people from across the South Burnett have begun apprenticeships at Stanwell Corporation and Ergon Energy.

Farmers Call For Parties To<br> Do More To Fix ‘Energy Crisis’

Farmers Call For Parties To
Do More To Fix ‘Energy Crisis’

The QFF says it is encouraging all parties in the Queensland election to make energy more affordable

SES Invited To Apply For Grants

SES Invited To Apply For Grants

Ergon Energy is inviting State Emergency Service groups to apply for grants to buy vital emergency equipment.

Winds Cause Several Blackouts

Winds Cause Several Blackouts

Parts of the South Burnett lost power due to damage caused by the strong winds which accompanied Sunday night’s much-welcome rainfall.

Apprenticeship Intake Opens

Apprenticeship Intake Opens

Ergon Energy now has apprenticeship positions open throughout Queensland, including in Kingaroy, Yarraman and Toowoomba.

Please Don’t Burn Our Poles: Ergon

Please Don’t Burn Our Poles: Ergon

Property owners planning burn-offs have been urged by Ergon Energy to take precautions to prevent damage to the electricity network.

Energy Companies Want Graduates

Energy Companies Want Graduates

Ergon Energy and Energex have begun a recruitment drive to attract electrical engineering graduates to join the network early in 2018.

Brownouts In Kingaroy

Brownouts In Kingaroy

About 150 Ergon Energy customers in the southern end of Kingaroy suffered brownouts on Wednesday afternoon.

QFF Urges Farmers To Join Ergon Trial

QFF Urges Farmers To Join Ergon Trial

The Queensland Farmers Federation (QFF) is encouraging farmers to sign up quickly for Ergon Energy’s Agricultural Tariff Trial.

Storm Trips Safety Switches

Storm Trips Safety Switches

A power outage that blacked out about 14,000 homes and businesses in the South Burnett on Thursday evening was linked to an issue at Ergon Energy’s Kingaroy substation.

Home Power Bills Tipped To Rise 1.7pc

Home Power Bills Tipped To Rise 1.7pc

Electricity prices look set to rise again, with small business bills expected to increase by 1.5 per cent, household bills by 1.7 per cent, and farmers and irrigators by up to 1.9 per cent

Heatwave Puts Load On Ergon

Heatwave Puts Load On Ergon

The recent hot weather has been putting a heavy load on Ergon Energy’s electricity network … and there’s more to come.

Patients Urged To Register With Ergon

Patients Urged To Register With Ergon

South Burnett residents reliant upon mains-powered life support equipment have been urged to register or update their contact details with Ergon Energy’s Life Support program.

Storm Leaves Thousands In Dark

Storm Leaves Thousands In Dark

Saturday night’s wild thunderstorms in the South Burnett caught motorists by surprise, brought down trees and branches, and left thousands of residents without power for more than 21 hours.

Storm Cuts Power To 14,000

Storm Cuts Power To 14,000

About 14,000 Ergon Energy customers in the southern half of the South Burnett lost power when a thunderstorm passed through the region on Monday night.

Power Industry Jobs Slashed: LNP

Power Industry Jobs Slashed: LNP

The LNP claims hundreds of power workers have lost their jobs from the State Government’s decision to shift debt on to State-owned power distributors.

Fire In Substation

Fire In Substation

A fire that broke out at an Ergon Energy substation in Kilkivan on Thursday afternoon is still burning, but has not affected the electricity supply to nearby residents.

Ergon’s Looking For Apprentices

Ergon’s Looking For Apprentices

Ergon Energy has begun its search for the next intake of bright sparks to join the company during its 2017 apprentice intake.

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