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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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AusNet Services renews push to get smart meter network operational

In July 2015 the Essential Services Commission accepted an administrative undertaking from AusNet Services regarding their ‘non-compliance’ with their smart meter obligations under the Victorian Government’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure regulatory framework. In an October 2014 audit, the Commission found that … Continue reading

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A smart meter cost blowout threatens to add up to $520 more to many power bills – Herald Sun

Electricity giant AusNet Services plans to ask for a forecast $350 million extra from hundreds of thousands of customers over the next 15 years. It overspent $70 million last year, and wants to pass on most of it. And it forecasts … Continue reading

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