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Time Running Out For Grants

Time Running Out For Grants

Applicants have just three weeks to submit their case for a grant from the 2019 Ergon-Energex Community Fund.

Storms Cause Blackouts

Storms Cause Blackouts

Storm cells that crossed the South Burnett on Thursday afternoon caused widespread blackouts, although power was restored within half an hour in most locations.

$5000 Grant Scheme Opens

$5000 Grant Scheme Opens

Community groups have been invited to apply for grants of up to $5000 for worthy projects under the Ergon-Energex Community Fund.

Ergon ‘Oldies’ Get Together

Ergon ‘Oldies’ Get Together

Former Ergon workers got together to swap stories and share memories in Wondai recently, and the group now plans to make it a regular event.

Blackouts Hit Wondai

Blackouts Hit Wondai

Two power outages in the Wondai area on Saturday afternoon left about 420 Ergon Energy customers without power for several hours.

LNP Promises Cheaper Power

LNP Promises Cheaper Power

The LNP has vowed to bring competition into regional electricity markets to save consumers up to $356 per year if they win the next State election.

MP Promises Cheaper Electricity

MP Promises Cheaper Electricity

Household power bills could drop by about 10 per cent next year if proposals by Energy Queensland are accepted by the Australian Energy Regulator, according to the State Government.

Fallen Lines Cause Blackout

Fallen Lines Cause Blackout

About 6300 Ergon Energy customers in an area stretching from Booubyjan to Boondooma lost power on Wednesday morning due to fallen powerlines.

Ergon Invokes Dog Ban

Ergon Invokes Dog Ban

Ergon Energy meter readers will no longer enter yards where dogs are not securely restrained as part of new safety measures to be introduced next week.

LNP Urges PM To Slash Power Bills

LNP Urges PM To Slash Power Bills

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has told Prime Minister Scott Morrison that if the Coalition wants to win Queensland at the upcoming Federal Election, he should slash Queenslanders’ power bills.

Survey Helps Shape Power Plans

Survey Helps Shape Power Plans

Queenslanders can have their say on the State’s electricity future from today through the Queensland Household Energy Survey.

Beware Of Dodgy Christmas Lights

Beware Of Dodgy Christmas Lights

Ergon has warned that house fires, electric shocks and worse could occur from buying dodgy Christmas lights online.

Life Support? Be Prepared: Ergon

Life Support? Be Prepared: Ergon

Ergon Energy is urging customers who rely on advanced medical equipment to have a plan in place for unexpected power outages, especially during storm season.

Ergon Battled Mud, Fallen Trees

Ergon Battled Mud, Fallen Trees

At the peak of last week’s storms, more than 27,000 Ergon Energy customers across the South Burnett and Fraser Coast lost power

Ergon Plans To Support Customers

Ergon Plans To Support Customers

Ergon Energy Retail is developing a Financial Inclusion Action Plan to support customers who face genuine hardship in paying their electricity bills.

Burnt Pole Causes Blackout

Burnt Pole Causes Blackout

About 400 Ergon Energy customers in the Memerambi, Gordonbrook, Durong, Proston and Boondooma areas lost power on Tuesday morning after a power pole was damaged by fire.

Ergon Support Available To Farmers

Ergon Support Available To Farmers

Ergon Energy is reminding farmers that support is available for drought-affected customers in the form of waived charges and deferred payments.

Apprenticeship Offered In Murgon

Apprenticeship Offered In Murgon

Ergon Energy is on the lookout for nine new apprentices, including an opportunity to train as a linesperson in Murgon 

Please Don’t Burn Our Poles: Ergon

Please Don’t Burn Our Poles: Ergon

Ergon Energy is urging property owners planning hazard reduction burns to take precautions to prevent damage to the electricity network – and avoid potentially large repair bills.

Electricity Rebate Scheme Extended

Electricity Rebate Scheme Extended

Households could save up to $225 and small businesses up to $360 over three years, thanks to a three-month extension of Ergon’s Easy Pay Rewards offer.

LNP Unveils Five Goals For Queensland

LNP Unveils Five Goals For Queensland

Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington launched the LNP’s economic vision during her Budget Reply speech to State Parliament on Thursday, including breaking Ergon Energy’s monopoly in regional Queensland

Small Dip In Power Bills

Small Dip In Power Bills

Electricity users in regional Queensland should notice a small drop in their annual power bills following the release on Thursday of the latest review by the Queensland Competition Authority.

Probe Into Ergon Overcharging

Probe Into Ergon Overcharging

The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) has launched an investigation into Ergon Energy for overcharging large regional business customers.

Ergon Tests Fireproof Poles

Ergon Tests Fireproof Poles

Ergon Energy is trialling the use of two fire-resistant products on selected power poles to determine their effectiveness in protecting them from bushfires.

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