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.
Queenslanders can have their say on the State’s electricity future from today through the Queensland Household Energy Survey.
Ergon has warned that house fires, electric shocks and worse could occur from buying dodgy Christmas lights online.
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.
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 Energy Retail is developing a Financial Inclusion Action Plan to support customers who face genuine hardship in paying their electricity bills.
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 Energy is reminding farmers that support is available for drought-affected customers in the form of waived charges and deferred payments.
Ergon Energy is on the lookout for nine new apprentices, including an opportunity to train as a linesperson in Murgon
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.
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.
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
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.
The Queensland Competition Authority (QCA) has launched an investigation into Ergon Energy for overcharging large regional business customers.
Ergon Energy is trialling the use of two fire-resistant products on selected power poles to determine their effectiveness in protecting them from bushfires.