Category Archives: Smart Meter

Smart meter fires and electrical problems

California-based investigative writer, Nina Beety, recently released a 50-page overview on electrical hazards associated with digital utility meters.  Her extensively referenced document points out the many ways that smart meters can malfunction – sometimes with catastrophic consequences.  Meters have exploded … Continue reading

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Chicago smart water meter installations STOPPED after city finds spikes of brain-damaging lead in homes

Chicago’s aggressive push to metered water came to a grinding halt on 28th June 2019 after testing found spikes of brain-damaging lead in more than 1 in 5 homes sampled, following the installation of a digital water meter.  The Department … Continue reading

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French Court orders the removal of smart meters for health reasons

A French court has ordered the removal of the controversial Linky electricity smart meters from 13 homes, for medical reasons. The tribunal de grande instance (TGI or the civil court) of Tours considered the case of 121 “anti-Linky” complainants, and threw out … Continue reading

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Smart meters not so smart for electricity bills – The Australia Institute

New research released by The Australia Institute shows that ‘time of use pricing’ facilitated by smart meters is likely to drive up household energy costs. Electricity companies and regulators have pushed for higher electricity prices at peak times, as well … Continue reading

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Australians set to rally against 5G technology

Australians are fighting back against 5G technology, with local community action groups scheduling a number of rallies and forums over the next fortnight to oppose the 5G roll out. MELBOURNE (22/06): Facebook.com/events/2241384295938977 PERTH (22/06): Facebook.com/events/335613783780602 BRISBANE (22/06): Facebook.com/events/454428418687949 HERVEY BAY … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To ARPANSA In Response To Their Media Statement

Recently the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) – the Australian Government body responsible for the standards and guidelines regulating the rollout for 5G in Australia – published Misinformation about Australia’s 5G network. (To publish such a statement, … Continue reading

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“Self-serving nonsense”: Why smart meters and the energy industry failed Australia

Gavin Dietz, “energy insider” and global executive of Landis+Gyr; the world’s largest manufacturer of smart meters, writes: “…in reality, smart meters have failed hugely to deliver on the perceived promise that accompanied their global promotion and rollout in the early-2000s and … Continue reading

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