What's On In The South Burnett Today?

Ergon Warning After Near Misses

Ergon Warning After Near Misses

Ergon Energy is pleading for all heavy machinery operators to take care and stay “line aware” after four separate incidents of equipment hitting powerlines during the past 48 hours.

Safety Trip Causes Blackout

Safety Trip Causes Blackout

Tuesday morning’s blackout across the South Burnett was triggered by safety equipment cutting in.

Power Pole Sparks Grassfire

Power Pole Sparks Grassfire

An electricity pole has been blamed for sparking a grassfire on a property in Birt Road, north of Kingaroy, on Friday afternoon

Stay Outside Or Get Fried

Stay Outside Or Get Fried

Ergon Energy substations have high fences, danger signs and security around them for a reason – the high voltage equipment inside can kill instantly.

Stay Line Aware With Trees

Stay Line Aware With Trees

Ergon Energy says a number of home gardeners in Queensland are lucky to be alive after the trees and vegetation they were cutting recently came into contact with powerlines.

Ergon Launches SMS Power Alerts

Ergon Launches SMS Power Alerts

Ergon Energy has launched a free SMS notification service to keep customers informed about power outages – whether it’s an emergency outage or for critical network maintenance.

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,.

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.

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.

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