The Australian Government welcomes the initiative by energy retailers to establish a voluntary comparison rate for power prices.
NICOLE CHVASTEK: Angus Taylor is the federal Energy Minister. Angus Taylor, good afternoon.
ANGUS TAYLOR: Good afternoon, Nicole.
ANGUS TAYLOR: I've just come from an extremely constructive and productive discussion with many of the energy companies from across the sector.
ROSS GREENWOOD: Today all of the bosses of the big energy companies were trotted to Canberra to basically go before Australia's Minister for Energy, Angus Taylor, who has told them
TICKY FULLERTON: Retail energy bosses will be forced to lower their power prices or face more aggressive federal legislation.
PATRICIA KARVELAS: The federal government is claiming a victory of sorts in its bid to get energy retailers to lower their prices by January next year.
STEVE AUSTIN: Now to the issue of cost of electricity.
KIERAN GILBERT: Joining us on the program now the Energy Minister Angus Taylor. Minister, thanks so much for your time.
The Australian Government is supporting Hivve, an Australian technology start-up that has created Australia's first off-grid, solar and battery-powered classroom at Bracken Ridge State High School in Brisbane.
JOURNALIST: Minister, is this fair dinkum power?
Minister's speech at the opening of Hivve Classroom Bracken Ridge High School, Queensland
REBECCA LEVINGSTON: Imagine going to school and knowing your classroom is off the grid - because that's the reality for students at Bracken Ridge State High School.