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What is electricity?

What is electricity?chevron_right

Electricity is part of our lives, providing light and heat to…
Power outages: Your FAQs answered

Power outages: Your FAQs answeredchevron_right

See our power outage FAQ guide for advice on what to…
Did you know switching to Origin is as simple as 1, 2, 3?

Did you know switching to Origin is as simple as 1, 2, 3?chevron_right

We all need a change sometimes, and when we do, we…
Connecting your new property has never been easier

Connecting your new property has never been easierchevron_right

Life can be super hectic when you're moving house or building…
7 energy efficiency tips for building & renovating

7 energy efficiency tips for building & renovatingchevron_right

If you’re considering building or renovating, creating an energy efficient home…
Moving house guide – the essentials

Moving house guide – the essentialschevron_right

A smooth and stress-free move ultimately comes down to a bit…
Moving into a home with existing solar?

Moving into a home with existing solar?chevron_right

Moving into a new house with existing solar panels? We’ve put…
Demystifying peak and off-peak power

Demystifying peak and off-peak powerchevron_right

How it all works, and how you could make more of…
What is load shedding and why does it occur

What is load shedding and why does it occurchevron_right

We take a closer look at what load shedding is and…
Conway Blacker, keeping the lights on

Conway Blacker, keeping the lights onchevron_right

This year, we shared the stories of some of our most…
Smart Meters Revolutionising Electricity Supply

Smart Meters Revolutionising Electricity Supplychevron_right

Smart meters are quickly replacing digital meters, providing customers with real-time…
Smart Meters for Managing Electricity Usage

Smart Meters for Managing Electricity Usagechevron_right

Origin is connecting more of its customers with smart meters. Find…
Turn any room into a cinema from $20

Turn any room into a cinema from $20chevron_right

From the affordable to top of the range, we’ve curated a…
How stuff works: electricity generation

How stuff works: electricity generationchevron_right

Find out how different fuel sources such as coal, gas, hydropower,…
What’s coming down the line in energy?

What’s coming down the line in energy?chevron_right

Follow Mrs Woog from Woogsworld to find out where our energy…
What could our electricity look like in 2050?

What could our electricity look like in 2050?chevron_right

Times are changing, and so are our energy technologies. Find out…
Electricity meters: Traditional & Smart

Electricity meters: Traditional & Smartchevron_right

A smart meter is a digital meter that’s located at a…
Why do we need electricity?

Why do we need electricity?chevron_right

In Australia, nearly every aspect of our life relies on using…
Power outage: don’t get stuck in the dark

Power outage: don’t get stuck in the darkchevron_right

There’s no question that power outages are inconvenient. Find out what…
What’s the perfect energy source

What’s the perfect energy sourcechevron_right

What would make the perfect energy source? Is it one that…
Five energy facts

Five energy factschevron_right

Australians use a lot of energy. Here are five quick energy…
Natural Gas & Electricity Generation

Natural Gas & Electricity Generationchevron_right

Find out about Energy Production in Victoria by visiting Mortlake Power…
How Electricity Gets to us

How Electricity Gets to uschevron_right

Watch the video to discover how electricity poles and wires deliver…
Electricity grid – how electricity gets to you

Electricity grid – how electricity gets to youchevron_right

Australia's sophisticated electrical grid ensures electricity can make the long journey…
What is coal?

What is coal?chevron_right

Coal is used to make a significant proportion of the world's…
Gas to electricity

Gas to electricitychevron_right

Learn how gas is used to make electricity and what Origin's…
The National Electricity Market (NEM)

The National Electricity Market (NEM)chevron_right

What is the National Electricity Market (NEM)? What does it do…
How electricity is measured

How electricity is measuredchevron_right

Your guide on how electricity is measured. Take a look at…
Energy Supply & Demand

Energy Supply & Demandchevron_right

The electricity dispatch process ensures supply and demand is balanced. Learn…
Peak Electricity Demand

Peak Electricity Demandchevron_right

Peak demand occurs when we consume the most armount of electricity.…
Coal in Australia

Coal in Australiachevron_right

Electricity is a part of our everyday lives, but do you…
What causes power outages

What causes power outageschevron_right

Power outages can happen at any time. That’s why Origin has…
Energy in Australia

Energy in Australiachevron_right

Australia’s electricity generation relies heavily on traditional energy sources. Learn more where…