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Have Your Say On Power Costs

Have Your Say On Power Costs

Regional Queenslanders have been invited to have their say on the determination of 2013-14 electricity prices at a series of workshops to be held across the State later this month.

Union Fears Job ‘Outsourcing’

The Electrical Trades Union believes recent comments by Premier Campbell Newman at a business lunch show that the State Government plans to “outsource” electricity workers’ jobs to the private sector.

Ergon Worker Killed By Taipan

Ergon Worker Killed By Taipan

Ergon Energy employees are mourning the death of a colleague who died on Thursday after being bitten by a taipan, one of the world’s deadliest snakes.

Dark Side To Solar Energy Boom

Dark Side To Solar Energy Boom

There’s dark sides to the booming solar industry that extend beyond the recent decision by Stanwell to mothball two units at Tarong Power Station.

Ergon Saves Future Poles From Blaze

A sustainable forestry plantation near Toowoomba, designed to become a future source of power poles for Ergon Energy, narrowly escaped disaster when bushfires ripped through the region this week.

McArdle Blames Federal
Government For Power Debts

The State Government has blamed the debt levels of three of its government-owned corporations on the Federal Government and the Australian Energy Regulator.

Ergon Energy Axes 500 Jobs

Ergon Energy Axes 500 Jobs

There’s no word as yet whether today’s announcement of 500 job losses at Ergon Energy will affect the five depots in the South Burnett. But local employees are worried.

Protect Poles From Fire: Ergon

Bushfires, burning off and wooden power poles just don’t mix … Last financial year, Ergon Energy field crews responded to 189 bushfires and burning off incidents across regional Queensland in which 289 power poles were destroyed.

Sunday Blackout Cancelled

A planned power supply interruption to 3300 Ergon Energy customers in the South Burnett this weekend has been cancelled.

Ergon Swamped With Solar Applications

The decision by the State Government to slash the feed-in tariff rate for solar power systems from 44c/kWh to 8c/kWh from midnight last night has sparked a huge run of last-minute orders at solar retailers.

Pat’s Had A Powerful Career

Pat’s Had A Powerful Career

When Pat Williams took off his Ergon Energy safety vest for the last time today in Kingaroy, he was not retiring …

Ergon Extends Pool Scheme

Ergon Energy has extended its popular “Save a Bomb” pool program to help more customers save money on their pool running costs.

New Chairmen Appointed

New Chairmen Appointed

The State Government has appointed new chairmen to Stanwell Corporation, Ergon Energy, Sunwater and three other government-owned corporations.

Stay Safe Around Generators

Stay Safe Around Generators

Ergon Energy is urging its customers to stay safe this Easter … especially if using generators while on camping trips.

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