We join a consortia seeking to develop Elanora Offshore, a 5GW offshore wind project off the coast of Gippsland, Victoria.

We release our first Climate Transition Action Plan (CTAP). This sets out our commitment to achieving Net Zero emissions across Scopes 1 and 2 by 2050, and our ambition for this to extend to Scope 3.

Our reconciliation commitment continues with the release of our 2023-25 Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

Our Wooreen Energy Storage System becomes a step closer to construction, with planning approval received from the Victorian government

Our workplace giving program reaches the milestone of $2 million raised for our charity partners, in just under five years.  

We announce a $400 million investment over the next two years, to enhance Yallourn power station's reliability, safety, and performance before its planned closure in 2028.


We launch our new family leave policy, making us among the most progressive of any Australian employer.

We partner with Edify Energy on two long-term battery storage services agreements for a combined 90MW / 180MWh in Darlington Point, NSW.

Jane McAloon is appointed as Chair of EnergyAustralia following retirement of Graham Bradley.

We turn the ‘G’ green in partnership with the MCG. It is the first major stadium in Australia to run on 100 per cent renewable power.

We are named on the 2022 AFR Boss Best Places to Work list. Ranked second on the Agriculture, Mining and Utilities industry list from over 750 nominated organisations.

We bring to life our new brand campaign, Doing. Not Just Dreaming.

We begin construction on Tallawarra B, Australia’s first carbon offset hydrogen and gas capable power plant, with direct carbon emissions from the project offset over its operational life.

We become a participating partner of Thriving Communities’ One Stop One Story (OSOS) initiative, which reduces the need for customers experiencing family or domestic violence to tell their story multiple times with various organisations to access support programs.

We hit a huge milestone with 500,000 accounts opted in to Go Neutral - and we think that’s something to smile about! Thanks to our customers opting in, 500,000 home energy accounts are carbon neutral. That is 5 million tonnes of carbon emissions offset since we launched.


Our Managing Director Catherine Tanna retires, with Mark Collette becoming our Managing Director.

Our Tallawarra B project, Australia’s first carbon offset hydrogen and gas capable power plant, gets the green light to move ahead into construction.

We are named on the 2021 AFR Boss Best Places to Work. We ranked fourth on the Agriculture, Mining and Utilities industry list from over 750 nominated organisations.

We update our Climate Change Statement and our targets to reach net zero (scope one, two and three) greenhouse gas emissions by 2050; reduce direct carbon dioxide emissions by over 60% on 2019-2020 levels in 2028-2029; to transition out of coal assets by 2040.

We are awarded gold for best overall program (large organisation) and best innovation at the annual Workplace Giving Australia Awards.

We announce an investigation into a pumped hydro project at Lake Lyell near Lithgow in NSW.

We commit to building the Wooreen Battery, a four-hour utility-scale battery of 350 MW capacity in Victoria.

We announce that Yallourn coal fired power station will close in mid-2028, providing seven years’ advance notice to our employees and the community.

More than 300,000 of our customers joined Go Neutral and together offset 1.2 million tonnes of carbon dioxide at no additional cost to them. This collective effort makes us the second largest voluntary buyer of offsets in Australia.

Our employees reach a major milestone - donating $1 million to charities through workplace giving.


We complete our acquisition of solar and LED lighting company, Echo Group.

We expand our Go Neutral program so gas customers could join in, and introduce Business Carbon Neutral to give businesses the ability to offset their electricity emissions.

We add 100 new roles to provide support to customers during COVID-19.

We open our new headquarters at Two Melbourne Quarter in Melbourne.


We launch our second Reconciliation Action Plan.

We install 12 solar powered lights and security cameras in Yarra Park to enhance the safety and amenity for MCG visitors.

We join the Energy Charter as founding signatory: a world-first initiative bringing together Australian energy companies to improve customer service, affordability, reliability and sustainability.


We support Victoria’s first two large-scale battery storage facilities, with a combined capacity of 55MW and storage of 80MWh.

We scrap fees for paper bills for our customers.

We close the gender pay gap in our organisation.

We support the MCG in achieving an Australian first, with the stadium going carbon neutral for the month of September.

We acquire Newport and Jeeralang gas-fired power stations in Victoria representing 940MW capacity.


We launch our new refreshed brand, Light the Way.

We welcome our first intake of women to train as plant operators at Yallourn Power Station.

We commit an additional $10m to hardship support.

We announce we will deliver 50MW in demand response to support power supply.

We enter into a major sustainability partnership with The Sydney Opera House, and become the Opera House’s energy supplier.


We announce $1.5 billion program to support new wind and solar projects.

We launch Go Neutral, giving residential customers the opportunity to offset their emissions from home electricity use at no extra cost to them.

We launch our Reconciliation Action Plan

We commence our partnership with the MCG to supply electricity and support a range of environmental and sustainability initiatives across the precinct.

Our Geelong Contact Centre is awarded best contact centre in the large centre category.


We complete a five-year program at Yallourn power station that provides power for more than 100,000 homes without needing to burn more coal.

We sell a minority interest in Waterloo wind farm (while continuing to be operator).


We open Geelong customer centre, providing hundreds of jobs for the region.

We close the Wallerawang power station, reducing carbon emissions by five mega tonnes of CO₂ equivalent.

Catherine Tanna commences as our Managing Director.


We acquire Mount Piper and Wallerawang power stations in NSW.

We stop using doorknockers.


TRUenergy is rebranded EnergyAustralia.

We become a retail partner for Smart Grid, Smart City project.

We acquire the Pine Dale open cut mine near Lithgow in NSW.


We acquire the Waterloo wind farm and a 50% share of the Cathedral Rocks wind farm as well as a number of development opportunities.

We acquire the retail customers of New South Wales government owned EnergyAustralia. Later acquires the Mt Piper and Wallerawang power stations in New South Wales.


We officially open Tallawarra power station.


We announce an Asset swap with AGL.

We sell Torrens Island Power Station to AGL for A$417 million and acquire Hallett Power Station from AGL for A$117 million, at 2 July 2007.


We begin construction of Tallawarra power station.


 CLP buys Victoria-based energy business TXU. Yallourn and TXU merge and are rebranded TRUenergy.


Our owner CLP takes full ownership of Yallourn Energy.


Our owner CLP enters Australia, acquiring majority interest in Yallourn Energy, operator of one of Victoria’s largest power stations.


Our owner CLP Group is founded in Hong Kong.