I live in the Blue Mountains, N.S.W.
A smart meter – an EDMI Mk7C ATLAS – was installed here a year or so back by Integral Energy and without my knowledge. Apparently it’s a trial. …… it certainly has been for me.
It sits in the meter box outside of my bedroom wall and having to move bedrooms doesn’t give me a ‘smart’ option
The same health issues experienced by others is happening to me – dizzyness, ringing in the ears and a generalised sense of ‘not quite feeling right’. I’ve also dropped to the ground on a few occasions which is no fun .
My Doctor is unable to find a cause and shrugs – as doctors often do. ‘Perfect’ he says as the blood tests come back.
I rang Origin Electricity – my relatively new energy provider – and their technical support rang me back within the hour…. kudos to them.
A helpful bloke who tells me that my meter is effectively only a meter with a mobile phone inside it.
He accepted that I’m not interested in reassurances as to the safety of smart meters and that because I’m suffering health problems, they’ll remove it – at no charge – over the next two weeks.
I’m suprised at both the ease and the courtesy shown and will let you know if they follow through and if a change in my health occurs.
My sympathy to all those who are desperate enough to be thinking of moving house to avoid ‘smart meters.’