Electricity prices have been continuously rising in Australia, and it’s all over the news. Many families & businesses are struggling with these expensive power prices. Electricity Monster is a broker that compares rates from our partners.
Origin Energy offers several competitive electricity and natural gas plans.
Origin Energy shows its concern for the environment, offering low-carbon energy options in all its plans. Origin Energy’s easy online account management is another feature included in all its plans.
Discounts can be accessed through eBilling and direct debit payments; by paying on time; or choosing to use a plan that ensures you don’t face increases in prices. Origin Energy also offers a higher feed-in tariff offer for its solar boost option. Curious about what Origin has to offer? Call Electricity Monster and let us help you with comparing electricity retailers.
Origin Energy currently provides electricity to households and businesses in Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and the Energex Network of South East Queensland.
Origin also supplies gas to residential customer in Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia.
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Origin Energy has been in the Australian energy market for nearly two decades now. Whether you’re shopping for a new plan for your household, or a sharp rate on your business electricity, Origin Energy has a number of options available for you to choose from. As an added incentive they typically offer either a pay-on-time, direct debit, or guaranteed discount on your energy bill.*
* All offers are valid as of April 15, 2019.
Everyone in Victoria knows how competitive their energy market is, and Origin is right there with a number of offers for both residential and business customers. On the residential side of things, they have a bunch of different plans on offer. Firstly there’s their Origin One Low Rate plan which doesn’t come with a discount but does offer low rates. If you’re looking for discounts they offer Origin Maximiser, which has a direct debit discount of 29% on your electricity usage and 16% on your gas usage. Origin Saver comes with a pay-on-time discount of 25% on your electricity usage and a 14% PoT discount on your gas.
If you’ve got some business energy problems Origin might have the solutions. Business BillSaver has a 22% guaranteed discount on your electricity usage and supply and an 11% guaranteed discount on your gas usage and supply. You could also opt to freeze your rates with Rate Freeze along with guaranteed discounts of 23% off power usage and 13% off gas usage charges. BusinessSaver comes with a guaranteed 25% discount on your electricity usage as well as a 25% guaranteed discount off gas usage.
People in New South Wales looking for a bit of relief from their constantly rising power bill could consider going with Origin Energy. In terms of residential electricity, they have three main options. The first is called Origin Saver which comes with a 19% pay-on-time discount on both your electricity usage as well as a 10% pay-on-time discount on your gas usage. Origin Maximiser comes with the largest discount Origin offers in NSW, a 22% direct debit discount on your electricity usage, and a 15% pay-on-time discount on your gas usage.
Origin also has a multitude of business electricity and gas plans available if your business wants a new deal. To start with they have Business BillSaver. This plan comes with a very competitive 16% guaranteed discount on your usage and supply for electricity, and an 11% guaranteed discount on your gas usage and supply. TheirBusinessSaver plan has a guaranteed 18% discount on your electricity usage and a 14% guaranteed discount on your gas usage.
Looking for electricity or gas in South Australia? Origin might have the right plan for you. If residential electricity is what you’re after their plans start with Origin Saver. This is a plan that offers a 14% pay-on-time discount on your electricity usage and an 11% pay-on-time discount on your gas usage. Next, there’s Origin Maximiser which comes with an 18% direct debit discount on your usage for electricity and a 13% direct debit discount on your gas usage. Origin One Low Rate doesn’t provide discounts but instead fixes your rates for the term of your contract.
Origin also has plans for small businesses available. Their BusinessSaver plan offers a 16% guaranteed discount on your electricity usage and an 8% guaranteed discount on your gas usage. Other business plans they have include Business BillSaver which comes with a 15% guaranteed discount on electricity usage and supply, as well as a 5% guaranteed discount on your gas usage and supply. Finally, their Rate Freeze plan will fix the rates your business is paying for two years.
If you’re after an electricity plan for your home in Queensland there are multiple plans on offer from Origin Energy. If you’re the kind of person who prefers the no worries approach of paying via direct debit, you might be interested in their Origin Maximiser Plan. The plan comes with a 20% direct debit discount on your electricity usage and a 6% direct debit discount on your gas usage. Origin Saver is another interesting plan which offers an 18% pay-on-time discount on your electricity usage and a 4% pay-on-time discount on your gas usage. Other plans include Origin One Low Rate which freezes your power rates through the plan term.
Business people need a deal on their electricity too, and Origin has a number of them on offer. BusinessSaver comes with a 15% guaranteed discount on your electricity usage and an 8% guaranteed discount on your gas usage. Business Bill Saver offers an 11% guaranteed discount on both your usage and supply charges for electricity and a 5% guaranteed discount on your gas usage and supply. You could also opt for the BusinessSaver, which also comes with a 15% guaranteed discount on your electricity usage, and 8% on your gas usage. Businesses who’ve embraced flat rates will appreciate their Rate Freeze plan which promises no rate increases for two years.
There are six natural gas-fired Origin Energy power stations in Australia. There is also a baseload station and five peaking stations.
Baseload power ensures there is a dependable supply of competitively-priced power available at all times.
The peaking stations ensure customers can access power during peak usage periods.
Origin’s stations are:
In addition, Origin Energy has Solar Parks at Bendigo and Ballarat. Together, they generate 710 MWh of power each year.
Origin Energy is proud to say it’s Australia’s “leading integrated energy company”, with a hand in supplying millions of business and domestic customers in all six States. What’s more, many of Australia’s New Zealand and Pacific neighbours choose Origin Energy to provide their electricity and gas.
The company isn’t resting on its achievements either. At present it’s busy developing new markets in Asia and South America. So far Papua New Guinea, Chile, Vietnam, Kenya and Fiji have Origin Energy customers.
Origin Energy has built its reputation by keeping up with the game. They are involved in energy exploration – think natural gas and LNG, for example – energy generation, energy market purchasing and energy investment.
Origin Energy’s mission is to make energy more affordable by bringing your energy bill back to basics and simple to understand energy plans that make sense.