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Big Brother to switch off your fridge: Power giants to make millions – but you must pay for ‘sinister’ technology

Computer chips will take control of home appliances when energy is low Sensors will detect spikes in demand for power and when grid struggles to meet it, will temporarily shut off appliances Can shut down supply without warning – or … Continue reading

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A chance to have your say against corporate control of your appliances!

The Equipment Energy Efficiency Committee (E3) has announced a further extension for submitting submissions in response to its Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) on Mandating ‘Smart Appliance’ Interfaces for Air Conditioners, Water Heaters and other Appliances. Submissions are now due Friday 24th May. E3 are … Continue reading

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