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Australian Gas Light Company

Company nameAustralian Gas Light Company
Company typePublic
IndustryElectricity generation
FateMerged
SuccessorAGL Energy
Founded 1837
Defunct 2006
HeadquartersSydney

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The Australian Gas Light Company (AGL) was an Australian gas and electricity retailer. It was formed in Sydney in 1837, and supplied town gas for the first public lighting of a street lamp in Sydney in 1841 AGL was the second company to list on the Australian Stock Exchange. The company gradually diversified into electricity and into a number of different locations. After a combination of a merger and demerger with Alinta in 2006, it was replaced by AGL Energy.


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