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Are you thinking about choosing Origin Energy as your electricity supplier?

Origin Energy is one of the leading energy companies in Australia. They supply both electricity and natural gas in NSW, VIC, SA, QLD and ACT, and also sell Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).

Origin Energy also generates electricity via renewable energy sources. They own six natural gas fired power stations in Australia.The energy that is generated by Origin Energy is sold to the National Electricity Market (NEM).

Origin Energy Electricity Plans

If you live in QLD, NSW, VIC, ACT or SA, you can choose an Origin Energy plan that helps you to save money on your electricity costs. The electricity plans that Origin Energy offers include:

Origin Maximiser

This Origin Energy electricity plan offers discounts on your electricity usage for paying your bills by Direct Debit. It has a 12 month benefit period and no exit fees. The discounts vary by state:

  • VIC – 28%
  • QLD – 10%
  • NSW – 15%
  • SA – 16%
  • ACT – 12%
Origin Saver

This Origin Energy electricity plan offers discounts for paying on time. It has a 12 month benefit period and no exit fees. The discounts vary depending on the state that you live in:

  • VIC – 26%
  • QLD – 8%
  • NSW – 13%
  • SA – 14%
  • ACT – 10%
Origin Supply

This is the most basic electricity plan that Origin Energy offers. There is no specific benefit period associated with this plan and no discounts to cut costs. This plan is available if you live in VIC, NSW, SA or QLD.

Predictable Plan

This Origin Energy electricity plan allows you to pay the same amount for your electricity for 12 months – regardless of how much you actually use. This means that there will not be any price rises or surprise bills as your rates are locked in for the year. You can choose monthly or fortnightly bills with this plan and it will be the same fixed price each time.

Rate Freeze

This Origin Energy electricity plan locks in your rates for 2 years and has no exit fees.

Business eSaver

This Origin Energy electricity plan offers a discount on electricity usage charges for your business. It has a 12 month benefit period and an exit fee of $20 if you want to move on before the contract ends. The discounts vary according to where you live:

  • VIC – 28%
  • QLD – 13%
  • NSW – 18%
  • SA – 20%
  • ACT – 12%
Origin Green Energy

Origin Energy also offers GreenPower options. With GreenPower, you can choose for the equivalent of 20%, 50% or 100% of your electricity usage to be sourced from renewable energy sources and put back into the electricity grid by Origin Energy. You can add GreenPower to any Origin Energy electricity plan.

Origin Energy Natural Gas

If you live in VIC, QLD, NSW, SA or ACT, you can also choose an Origin Energy plan that helps you to save on your natural gas costs. The natural gas plans that Origin Energy offers include:

Origin Maximiser

This Origin Energy plan offers discounts on your natural gas usage for paying your bills by Direct Debit. It has a 12 month benefit period and no exit fees. The discounts vary by state:

  • VIC – 15%
  • QLD – 6%
  • NSW – 12%
  • SA – 12%
  • ACT – 12%
Origin Supply

This is the most basic gas plan that Origin Energy offers. There is no specific benefit period associated with this plan and no discounts to cut costs. This plan is available if you live in QLD, NSW, VIC or SA.

Predictable Plan

This Origin Energy plan allows you to pay the same amount for your natural gas for 12 months – regardless of how much you actually use. This means that you will not face any price rises or surprise bills as your rates are locked in for the year. You can pay monthly or fortnightly and the bill will be fixed within the one year period.

Rate Freeze

This Origin Energy plan locks in your natural gas rates for 2 years and has no exit fees.

Business eSaver

This Origin Energy plan offers a discount on natural gas usage charges for your business. It has a 12 month benefit period and an exit fee of $20 if you want to move on before the contract ends. The discounts vary according to where you live:

  • VIC – 15%
  • QLD – 8%
  • NSW – 14%
  • SA – 8%
  • ACT – 15%
Origin Green Gas

If you buy natural gas from Origin Energy, you can choose to add Green Gas to most plans (excluding the Predictive Plan). Origin Energy will then make sure that an equivalent amount of the greenhouse gas emissions from your natural gas usage are offset as a result of their Carbon Reduction Scheme.

Origin Energy Solar Plans

If you are planning to move to solar energy, Origin Energy will help you with everything from choosing a solar PV system to installation, maintenance and repairs.

If you choose to buy a solar PV system from Origin Energy, you may be eligible to access the Solar Boost Plus energy plan. This has a 12 cents per kWh feed-in tariff and discounts on your electricity usage charges.

If you already have a solar PV system, the Solar Boost plan offers generous feed-in tariffs for the solar energy that you export to the grid. This plan has a 10 cents per kWh feed-in tariff if you live in NSW, SA or VIC but the discounts available on your electricity usage charges vary slightly:

  • NSW – 10%
  • SA – 10%
  • VIC – 20%

Origin Energy Electricity Bills

You can pay your Origin Energy electricity bills online with your credit card (VISA and Mastercard are both accepted), Direct Debit, BPAY, cheque or in person at Australia Post offices. You can also choose to set up an easy payment plan for your Origin Energy electricity bills. For example, instalments can be made weekly, fortnightly or monthly.

Origin Energy also offers the Power On program, which is designed to help you out if your financial circumstances change and you struggle to pay your energy bills. This gives you access to payment assistance options to get on top of your bills. If you are part of the Power On program, your power will not be disconnected and Origin Energy will not try to collect their debts.

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