Origin Energy first began operating in February 2000. Since then, the company has expanded its brand throughout NSW, the ACT, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, and Western Australia in both the electricity and gas industries. In 2011, Origin Energy purchased the retail branches of Country Energy and Integral Energy from the New South Wales Government.

Origin Energy is proud to be one of Australia’s leading energy companies selling electricity, natural gas, LPG, and solar to over 4.2 million residential, small business and commercial customers.

Origin Energy generates over 640MW of electricity each year, which is approximately 13% of the power capacity of the National Electricity Market. Origin’s major generators include Queensland’s Darling Downs Power Station, the Eraring Power Station in New South Wales (Australia’s largest generator), and the Shoalhaven Hydropower Station.

Why choose Origin Energy?

Origin Energy GreenPower Renewable Energy

Origin Energy is committed to reducing the impact that energy production has on the environment. Customers have access to a range of different environmentally friendly and energy efficient options. Origin’s energy plans come with the option to offset greenhouse emissions, and a choice of sourcing between 25% to 100% of electricity usage from renewable sources. Origin also has a Green Gas option starting from as little as $1 a week, which will offset greenhouse gas emissions from natural gas usage, find out more about both green power options here.

Origin Energy Residential Plans

Origin has a range of different pricing structures depending on which state and which distribution network you are on. Customers can also bundle their electricity and gas. Discounts are available for paying via direct debit or using their eBilling facilities. All residential plans come with no exit fees or lock in contracts

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Service Locations

  • NSW
  • ACT
  • VIC

  • SA

  • QLD

  • TAS

Customer Types

  • Residential
  • Business

Benefits of getting connected with Origin Energy

  • Residential and Business Energy Plans

  • Gas and Electricity Discounts

  • Competitive pricing

  • Pay online option

  • User-friendly app to monitor energy usage and costs

  • Solar friendly with renewable energy options

  • No Lock-In Contracts or Exit Fees for residential plans