The deadline for applications to the 2020 Ergon-Energex Community Fund has been extended as so many community groups are currently focused on their response to COVID-19,.
Ergon and Energex won’t disconnect power for householders experiencing hardship due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19.
Queensland’s publicly owned power and water businesses have extensive measures in place to ensure ongoing power and bulk water supplies during the coronavirus emergency, the State Government assured citizens on Tuesday.
Ergon Energy has taken on 102 new apprentices this year who will be placed at depots across regional Queensland.
Blackouts in the Blackbutt and Benarkin areas at the weekend were caused by trees coming down on powerlines, an Ergon Energy spokesperson confirmed on Monday.
Former Gladstone LNG project CEO Rod Duke has taken over the top role at Energy Queensland, parent company of Energex and Ergon.
South-east Queensland residents are enjoying savings of more than $300 a year on their power bills thanks to price competition among retailers, according to the latest Queensland Competition Authority annual report released on Monday.
Firefighters and Ergon Energy have urged property owners to take extra precautions when conducting controlled burns near the electricity network.
It’s that time of the year … Stanwell, Ergon and Energex are inviting applications for apprenticeships and traineeships at these government-owned enterprises.
About 30 Ergon Energy customers in the Maclagan and Peranga areas lost power for almost five hours on Tuesday after an Army helicopter clipped powerlines.
Fallen power lines have been blamed for a blackout which affected almost 1600 Ergon Energy customers in the Gympie Regional Council area for more than seven hours on Tuesday morning.
Many residential and small business customers in regional Queensland should enjoy a small drop in power prices following the release on Friday of the Queensland Competition Authority’s latest determination.
Solar panels have been installed on the roof of the South Burnett Pantry in Kingaroy, thanks to a grant from the Ergon-Energex Community Fund.
About 1500 Ergon Energy customers in the South Burnett lost power briefly on Tuesday night.
Applicants have just three weeks to submit their case for a grant from the 2019 Ergon-Energex Community Fund.
Storm cells that crossed the South Burnett on Thursday afternoon caused widespread blackouts, although power was restored within half an hour in most locations.
Community groups have been invited to apply for grants of up to $5000 for worthy projects under the Ergon-Energex Community Fund.
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.
Two power outages in the Wondai area on Saturday afternoon left about 420 Ergon Energy customers without power for several hours.
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.
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.
About 6300 Ergon Energy customers in an area stretching from Booubyjan to Boondooma lost power on Wednesday morning due to fallen powerlines.
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.
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.