Category Archives: load control

Utility access to household appliances!

If anyone is in any doubt as to whether there are plans to control our individual appliances via Smart Meters……..read on (Comment Stop Smart meters Australia) Article from: Western Power | Business Excellence Magazine Western Power brings electricity to Australia’s fastest … Continue reading

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Victorias electricity smart meters here to stay | Herald Sun

A Baillieu government audit has concluded smart meters will help households control their energy use and ease some pain from soaring power bills in the future. THE $2.18 billion roll-out of Victorias electricity smart meters will go ahead because too … Continue reading

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Power rationing ruling alarms consumer groups

CONSUMER groups are concerned that a ruling to allow power companies to ration their supply to households could leave some people high and dry. A final ruling by the Essential Services Commission this week opens the way for power companies … Continue reading

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Power companies to flick your switches | Herald Sun

The state regulator has paved the way for a radical system that gives the potential for companies to temporarily disconnect customers when they hit a consumption cap. VICTORIAN households may get the option of letting electricity companies ration their power … Continue reading

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