Category Archives: Smart Meter

Tasmania’s new electricity smart metering roll-out: Why opting out may be your wisest, and healthiest choice

On December 1, 2017, the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) final rule determination, titled: “Expanding competition in metering and related services” came into force in Tasmania, SA, NSW, the ACT and QLD. The rule states that this is a framework … Continue reading

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Look out Victorian water customers – your utility may be rolling out smart meters!

It appears that water corporations have failed to heed the lessons learnt from the Victorian electricity smart meter debacle. Nine out of seventeen water utilities in Victoria are contemplating, or have started, smart water meter rollouts.  The water businesses seem … Continue reading

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‘My smart meters are giving me headaches’: Man calls for investigation into the devices

Ever since he has had two smart meters installed in his home, John Lawn has been having headaches. And now Mr Lawn, from Sheringham, has called for an investigation into the possible side effects of the devices and the radio … Continue reading

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New Critical Problem with ‘Smart’ Meters: The Switching-Mode Power Supply (SMPS)

It’s now becoming more widely known that microwave radiation is not the only type of radiation from smart meters that is causing illness. Just when you thought you had mastered all the esoteric acronyms, and all the problems with ‘smart’ … Continue reading

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Water authorities rolling out wireless smart meters!

The industry spin spruiking the benefits of smart meters has now seduced Australian water utilities. Coliban Water, a regional Victorian water authority with a service area encompassing 49 towns, has bravely commenced on a six-year rollout of wireless smart meters … Continue reading

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Smart meter price pain as power spikes – The Australian

Electricity smart meters have been recommended for all households and businesses, a move that would raise the cost of power during peak periods in a bid to lower demand, as data shows Victoria and South Australia are unable to produce … Continue reading

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Take Back Your Power Screening, Saturday 17 February, Melbourne

Take Back Your Power Saturday 17 February 7:30 pm 48 Main St, Upwey (Magpie House)    

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