Category Archives: Smart Meter

Victorians beware: New push to install smart meters!

It has come to SSMA’s attention that Victorian power distributors are once again targeting residences that refused a smart meter during the 2009-2014 state-mandated rollout of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI). Despite the Victorian government’s 2014 Order in Council stating, in … Continue reading

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Victory! U.S. State of New Mexico Rejects Smart Meters

Recently the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission denied Public Service Company of New Mexico’s (PNM) application to install smart meters. The Reasons for rejecting the installation of smart meters include: No net public benefit, no evaluation of alternatives and the … Continue reading

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Six reasons to say no to a smart meter | The Telegraph

The great smart meter revolution has faltered and households can choose, once again, to opt out and keep hold of their old-fashioned utility meters which require manual reading. When they were introduced in 2009, smart meters were supposed to simplify the … Continue reading

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Melbourne CBD Screening of GENERATION ZAPPED

GENERATION ZAPPED investigates the potential dangers of prolonged exposure to radiofrequencies (RF) from wireless technology; its effects on our health and well-being, as well as the health and development of our children. This includes links to breast and brain cancer, … Continue reading

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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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