Origin Energy is a major Australasian integrated energy company with more than 4.6 million customer accounts in Australia and across the Pacific, and is a large green energy provider. Origin Energy is active in a number of sectors in the energy business, including gas and oil exploration and production, energy retailing and power generation.
Origin Energy was formed in February 2000 as a result of company demerger but has a 140 year history as part of Australian conglomerate, Boral Limited. Origin is active in the renewable energy arena developing geothermal and solar technology and is the largest buyer of wind energy in Australia. Origin Energy has over 4,400 employees.