Origin Energy

Company description

Origin Energy was formed in February 2000, as a result of a demerger from the Australian conglomerate Boral Limited, in which the energy business was removed from the building and construction materials business to form the new company.

The company's core business is the following:

  • Gas producer for Australian and international markets.
  • Energy retailing, Origin has approximately 4.3 million customers, servicing both large energy customers and the residential and small business market. 
  • Electricity generation, Origin operates one of Australia's largest power generation portfolios with 6,010 MW of capacity. 
  • Renewable energy, Origin is also active in the sector, the Australian and international portfolio includes wind, geothermal, hydropower and solar technologies.

Company details

Level 45, Australia Square 264-278 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Participation in projects

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List of the updates in which the company was involved

Company updates

  • October 02, 2023

    Funding awarded to develop 55MW Hunter Valley Hydrogen Hub on Kooragang Island

    Origin Energy has secured an AUD45 million (USD 28.7 million) commitment from the New South Wales government to advance the development of a commercial-scale green hydrogen manufacturing hub on Koorag...

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  • July 14, 2023

    Origin Power awarded AUD70mn government funding for Hunter Valley Hydrogen Hub in NSW

    Origin Power has been awarded AUD70 million (US$48.07 million) in funding from the Federal Government of Australia for the development of the Hunter Valley Hydrogen Hub (HVHH) in New South Wales,...

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  • April 24, 2023

    Final investment decision made for 700 MW Energy storage project in Australia

    Origin Energy Limited has made a final decision to invest around AUD600 million (US$401.5 million) in the first phase of the Eraring battery energy storage project in New South Wales (NSW), Australia.

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  • May 26, 2022

    Origin Energy secures planning approval for 700 MW/2,800 MWh Eraring BESS project in NSW

    The Australian state of New South Wales has granted planning approval to Origin Energy for the planned 700 MW/2,800 MWh Eraring battery energy storage system located about 40 km southwest of...

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  • May 17, 2022

    Origin receives approval for the development of the 700 MW/2,800 MWh energy storage project in Newcastle

    The State Government of New South Wales has given planning approval to Origin Energy Ltd to develop a 700 MW/2,800 MWh energy storage project located 40 km southwest of Newcastle, in the Lake Macquari...

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  • May 06, 2022

    Origin Energy completes acquisition of 900 MW Yarrabee Solar Farm in New South Wales

    Origin Energy Ltd, an Australian electricity and natural gas company, has completed the acquisition of the 900 MW Yarrabee solar photovoltaic farm located in New South Wales, Australia. ...

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  • March 14, 2022

    Origin Energy signs bundled PPA for 530 MW Stockyard Hill wind project in Victoria

    Origin Energy Ltd., an Australian electricity and natural gas company, has signed a bundled power purchase agreement (PPA) for its contracted electricity from the 530 MW Stockyard Hill wind...

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  • November 03, 2021

    BHP to sign off-take deals for 317 MW Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park (PAREP) - Phase 1

    BHP is planning to enter into renewable energy supply arrangements with Iberdrola Australia with the aim to reduce emissions by 50% at its Olympic Dam copper-uranium mine site in Australia. The requir...

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  • October 13, 2021

    Octopus Energy divests minority stake to Generation Investment Management

    Octopus Energy Group has announced a major strategic partnership with Generation Investment Management, a firm established in 2004 to back businesses driving sustainability and the fight against clima...

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  • August 27, 2021

    Eneos, Origin Energy start joint study for development of a Japan-Australia carbon-free hydrogen supply chain in Queensland

    ENEOS Corporation has concluded a memorandum with Origin Energy to conduct a study on a potential business collaboration for the development of a CO2-free hydrogen supply chain between Japan and Austr...

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