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.
Applications will open on Friday for apprenticeships next year at Ergon Energy and Energex.
Tuesday morning’s blackout across the South Burnett was triggered by safety equipment cutting in.
Noticed the smoke around this week? That’s because there’s been a lot of permitted burns happening around the South Burnett.
Ergon Energy is encouraging most home owners with solar panels to become “solar soakers”, ie. use their solar power rather than export it into the grid.
An electricity pole has been blamed for sparking a grassfire on a property in Birt Road, north of Kingaroy, on Friday afternoon
Ergon Energy substations have high fences, danger signs and security around them for a reason – the high voltage equipment inside can kill instantly.
Wildlife is believed to be the cause of a power outage which blacked out portions of Kingaroy on Sunday morning.
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 Energy has modified its popular Safety Heroes program for easy home delivery by parents and caregivers during the COVID-19 lockdown.
The Queensland Competition Authority will be holding “virtual consultations” with stakeholders in regards to its latest report on electricity prices in regional Queensland.
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.
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.