Category Archives: time-of-use pricing

Energex moves to discourage off-peak electricity usage

From RenewEconomy’s website comes a story that can only be described as the truth will come out.  Amidst the power distributors’ claims that the purpose behind the smart meter rollout is to enable consumers to switch their electricity usage to … Continue reading

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Smart meter technology to drive up the costs of power | Sydney thetelegraph.com.au

THE cost of cooling your home and cooking dinner could double under a new Gillard government power proposal. Charging consumers more for electricity during the evening peak, and less at other times, is among a raft of “policy options” contained … Continue reading

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Bill normally $185 PER QUARTER, new bill – $883.45.

Being a pensioner, i keep my electricity use to a minimum, since a smart meter was installed, i now have constant ringing in my ears, and i avoid loud noise, and my faithful dog is now drained of energy, and only 6 … Continue reading

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Meters build SPs smart future | Herald Sun

ENERGY distributor SP AusNet expects the continuing roll-out of smart meters to be the key for growth after posting a 12 per cent slide in half-year profit.While revenue was up 5.7 per cent to $830.5 million, largely because of electricity … Continue reading

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Smart meter concerns video – Today Tonight: 4th November 2011

Smart meter concerns – Today Tonight The public revolt against the forced installation of smart metres in homes has taken an unexpected turn with new health and safety fears revealed. Marcs story was published here Please turn off the Smart Meters but … Continue reading

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Sneaky smart-meter price hike on Melbourne Cup eve | Herald Sun

by: Matt Johnston From: Herald Sun November 01, 2011 12:00AM MONEY-hungry power companies will hit households an extra $1.1 billion to install smart meters after winning approval for hikes on the eve of the Melbourne Cup.The decision will lead to … Continue reading

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TV Videos: Today Tonight, A Current Affair, Channel 7 News

Smart meter concerns – Today Tonight  Smart meters radiation fears video – Today Tonight  Smart Meter Safety – Today Tonight      Must See: Smart meter rebellion Video: A Current Affair tests show the Smart Meter emissions higher than a Microwave. New tariffs show bills … Continue reading

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