Australia's 2050 energy market and how we get there

Australia's 2050 energy market and how we get there

Oct 25
CEDA welcomes Origin Energy's Chief Executive Officer Frank Calabria to outline the pathway to our future energy market in 2050. 


Frank Calabria, Chief Executive Officer, Origin Energy

Event overview

Australia is in the midst of transitioning to a new energy future. The success of this transition will hinge on how well we balance the objectives of energy security, affordability and reliability on behalf of all energy users. 

Nearly 20 years of the National Electricity Market has shown that the market works to encourage investment at the right time, but with the significance of the transformation underway, what policies and other frameworks do we need to ensure we keep the lights on at the lowest cost? 

CEDA welcomes members and guests to examine what our future energy market will look like in 2050 and how we get there. 

Event presentations

Frank Calabria, Origin Energy MP3

Moderated discussion MP3

Delegate handout PDF

Meet the keynote speaker

Frank Calabria
Chief Executive Officer, Origin Energy

Frank Calabria was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Origin Energy, a leading Australian energy company with interests in retail, generation and natural gas, in October 2016. In that time, Origin has committed to halve its direct emissions by 2032, doubled the amount of renewables in its portfolio and launched a new brand and values under the banner of “good energy”. Frank has also been a leading advocate on behalf of more than 4 million Origin customers for energy policy that encourages investment in a clean energy future and improves affordability. Frank was previously responsible for leading Origin’s Energy Markets business which comprises a retail business with a broad range of energy products and solutions and a diverse gas, power generation and renewable energy portfolio. Frank was also Origin’s Chief Financial Officer from 2001 to 2009. Frank is a board member of the Australian Energy Council and the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association. He is former chairman of the Australian Energy Council and former director of Australian Energy Market Operator.

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