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Community Fund Deadline Extended

Community Fund Deadline Extended

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 Won’t Cut You Off

Ergon Won’t Cut You Off

Ergon and Energex won’t disconnect power for householders experiencing hardship due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19.

The Lights Will Stay On …

The Lights Will Stay On …

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 Apprentices Start Training

Ergon Apprentices Start Training

Ergon Energy has taken on 102 new apprentices this year who will be placed at depots across regional Queensland.

Fallen Trees Caused Blackouts

Fallen Trees Caused Blackouts

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.

New CEO At Energy Qld

New CEO At Energy Qld

Former Gladstone LNG project CEO Rod Duke has taken over the top role at Energy Queensland, parent company of Energex and Ergon.

‘Secret Power Tax’ In Regions: LNP

‘Secret Power Tax’ In Regions: LNP

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.

Be Careful Around Power Poles

Be Careful Around Power Poles

Firefighters and Ergon Energy have urged property owners to take extra precautions when conducting controlled burns near the electricity network.

Apprenticeships …  Apply Now!

Apprenticeships … Apply Now!

It’s that time of the year … Stanwell, Ergon and Energex are inviting applications for apprenticeships and traineeships at these government-owned enterprises.

Chopper Clips Powerlines

Chopper Clips Powerlines

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 Lines Cause Blackout

Fallen Lines Cause Blackout

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.

Power Costs To Drop Slightly

Power Costs To Drop Slightly

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.

Ergon Lends A Helping Hand

Ergon Lends A Helping Hand

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.

Branch Causes Blackout

Branch Causes Blackout

About 1500 Ergon Energy customers in the South Burnett lost power briefly on Tuesday night.

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.

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