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About Origin Energy:

Founded in 2000, Origin Energy is a publicly-listed Australian energy generation and retailing company, servicing approximately 4.2 million residential and business customers.

Origin Energy’s vision is for a cleaner, smarter, customer-centric energy future. As Australia’s largest green energy retailer, they provide GreenPower, Origin Go Zero Electricity, Origin Go Zero Gas and Origin Go Zero LPG.

Services offered

Origin Energy offers both residential and business plans for Queensland, New South Wales, ACT, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. Their energy plans may include options for electricity and electric vehicle charging.*

Energy plans

Origin Energy’s residential electricity and gas plans include*:

  • Flexible billing and payment options
  • Guaranteed rates
  • Discounts and benefit periods
  • Rewards Programs

With Origin Energy, you also have the option to get solar or go green with both electricity and gas.

*Products may not be available in every state or territory. Information current as of 14 October 2020.

Why choose Origin Energy?

Origin Energy is Australia’s leading integrated energy company with a rich heritage in energy exploration, generation and retailing.

With a variety of plans, renewable energy options and discounts, Origin Energy maximises the options available to their customers in a fashion that’s simple and easy to navigate. Other reasons why Aussies choose Origin Energy are:

  • Option to get a fixed price for 12 months
  • Variety of guaranteed discounts and offers
  • Option to reduce your carbon footprint with Solar, GreenPower, Origin Go Zero Electricity, Origin Go Zero Natural Gas and Origin Go Zero LPG.
  • Flexible payment options, including direct debit, BPAY, credit card, Centrepay and by post
  • Origin Spike – a rewards program that pays Origin Energy customers for saving energy and reducing the load on the electricity grid.

Products and services may not be available in all states or territories. Information current as of 14 October 2020.

Support your community by choosing Origin Energy

Origin Energy understands that their customers are concerned about not just value for money and great service, but also their carbon footprint and the world around them. That’s why they’ve committed to giving back to the community.

In 2018, Workplace Giving Australia recognised Origin Energy for spending 8,000 hours supporting disadvantaged and vulnerable students in developing countries as well as other community organisations including:

  • Beacon Foundation
  • The Smith Family
  • Solar Buddy
  • Helping Hands
  • The Big Issue
  • Foodbank
  • OzHarvest
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Conservation Volunteers.

Workplace Giving Awards awarded the Origin Foundation’s Give Time volunteering program the Gold Award for their work.

Frequently asked questions

How do I connect electricity to a rental property?

Check your rental agreement to see if rent includes utilities. In some sites, the owner of a building may have the electrical wiring configured in a way that enables them to sell electricity to their tenants. This configuration is known as an embedded network.

If utilities are already connected, you won’t have to worry about calling energy providers or creating a new account for the property. However, they’ll still need to get some details from you for billing purposes.

If utilities aren’t included, you’ll need to organise this connection yourself. You can do this through our energy comparison service.

How do I change energy providers when moving to a new house?

Once you’ve chosen which provider and energy plan to go with, you can talk to one of our specialists at 1800 990 003 or apply online through our energy comparison service.

Will power be disrupted if I switch to Origin?

Switching providers won’t interrupt your power supply. Unless you’re moving houses, you won’t need to contact your old supplier to notify them of the switch either.

Can I connect to electricity on the weekend?

Most energy providers only connect electricity on weekdays (excluding public holidays).

When should I disconnect power when moving?

Thankfully, disconnecting power is an easy process because it’s something that your energy retailer is responsible for. Call your provider to organise the disconnection.

You can choose any weekday to get disconnected, but it’s a good idea to have your provider disconnect your utilities the day after you move out.

How do I find the best energy plan for my home or small business?

To find an Origin Energy plan for your home or small business, or other great-value plans from some of Australia’s top providers, consider comparing energy plans through our energy comparison service.

You can get a free quote in minutes and it’s easy to compare the price, discounts and rates. What’s more, if you decide to sign up to a plan, we won’t charge you extra, since our commissions come from the energy retailer.

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