Category Archives: Smart grid

Melbourne to Host International Speaker on Harmful Health Effects and Wireless Technology

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EMR Aware newsletter March-April 2016

As usual, the latest ‘EMR Aware‘ newsletter is jam-packed with information on all ElectroMagnetic Radiation issues.  In the March-April 2016 issue you will find information on: Mobile and Cordless Phones Microwave Towers Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Children and Schools Smart Grid … Continue reading

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Stop Smart Meters Australia is having an impact!

In a recent post on Stop Smart Meters Tasmania, Tasmania’s Don Maisch writes about a presentation he attended at the University of Tasmania about smart grids and how grid implementation varies from place to place.  The speaker, who was apparently … Continue reading

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An energy ’death spiral’ could result in electricity prices skyrocketing as more consumers go ‘off-grid’

AN ENERGY “death spiral” could result in electricity prices skyrocketing further as some customers tear up large bills in favour of using their own solar and battery power. A Senate committee examining the management of electricity networks has found bill … 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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Smart meters vulnerable to false data injection

Power grids connect electricity producers to consumers through interconnected transmission and distribution networks. In these networks, system monitoring is necessary to ensure reliable power grid operation. The analysis of smart meter measurements and power system models that estimate the state … Continue reading

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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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