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Drivers urged to slow down near roadside work sites

14 September 2021

Energex and Ergon Energy Network are appealing to drivers to heed the warning signs when roadside powerline works are in progress. Read more...

Energex warns of scam ripping off vulnerable job seekers

26 August 2021

Scams don’t get much lower than ripping off people desperate for work, but that’s what some online predators are doing using Energex’s name. Read more...

Spate of vehicles vs high voltage drives Energex’s lifesaving message

18 August 2021

Energex is driving home lifesaving messages during Queensland Road Safety Week after a spate of incidents involving vehicles hitting electrical equipment in the past fortnight. Read more...

Shocking hazard highlighted in new public safety campaign

21 July 2021

Energex has launched a lifesaving campaign to raise awareness about the importance of reporting shocks and tingles, which can be a sign of deadly electrical hazards in and around your home. Read more...

Energex postpones non-essential work during COVID lockdown

29 June 2021

In response to the COVID lockdown announced today, Energex will postpone all non-essential work until 6pm Friday 2 July in affected areas. Read more...

C’mon Queensland, help us break a Safety Heroes record

22 June 2021

Energex and Ergon Energy are calling on primary schools across Queensland to register now for the Safety Heroes program and help them break a participation record. Read more...

What does a $1 worth of power buy you this winter?

2 June 2021

The cooler weather we’re experiencing keeps many of us indoors a lot more and we generally use our powered appliances to keep warm and entertain us, but what do they cost to run? Read more...

Summary of impacts on Queensland power system on 25 May

26 May 2021

At approximately 1.45pm on Tuesday 25 May, a fire occurred in one of the turbine halls at CS Energy’s Callide power station. As a result, the three units that were generating at the time went offline. Read more...

Joint statement on widespread power outage

25 May 2021

Powerlink, Energex and Ergon Network have been managing an unexpected power outage impacting various locations across the state this afternoon. Read more...

VR simulators provide safe practice for Ergon Energy trainees

13 April 2021

Energex and Ergon Energy Networktrainees are being introduced to Virtual Reality simulations that complement the real-world experiences being provided by Energy Queensland’s Technical Training & Apprentices team. Read more...