Category Archives: explosions

Kansas City smart meter fires

While electricity companies continue their campaign of hastily covering up smart meter fires, the truth is getting out there via the media and concerned citizens.  Kansas City TV station, KSHB-TV, recently reported that several smart meters in the district have … Continue reading

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Which meter do you trust?

Back in the good old days, before smart meters, before the privatisation of the Victorian Electrical system, there was the state government owned State Electricity Commission of Victoria.  The SECV was disbanded in 1993 as various private electricity companies (largely … Continue reading

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Power puzzle in Moreland – Moreland Leader

MYSTERY surrounds the continued failure of smart meters across Moreland. Electricity providers confirmed they have now replaced 38 vandalised meters – all but five in Moreland – that forensic tests found were sprayed with household chemicals. Police began investigating in … Continue reading

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Moreland Council calls for smart-meter halt – Moreland Leader

MORELAND Council has backed a residents’ fight against smart meters. At last night’s meeting the council voted to write to Energy Minister Michael O’Brien requesting he order power distributor Jemena to stop installing the meters until the government had investigated … Continue reading

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Smart meter fire risks? – Today Tonight

The installation of smart meters is compulsory in hundreds of thousands of homes across the country, but there are real concerns about their safety. With worries that they can blow a fuse and even explode, putting homes at risk, a … Continue reading

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Time for Premier Baillieu to order distribution companies to halt smart meter rollout

Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu must order electricity distribution companies to call an immediate halt to the smart meter rollout following recent explosions ETU Victorian State Secretary Dean Mighell said today. “A series of recent explosions involving the distribution company Jemena … Continue reading

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Exploding Smart Meters

Posted by: 3AW Radio | 29 February, 2012 – 10:44 AM Dean Mighell, State Secretary of the Electrical Trades Union, has told Neil Mitchell there is ‘absolutely’ the potential for Jemena smart meters to cause house fires. These claims arise … Continue reading

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