Tag Archives: Australian Energy Market Commission

NSW, QLD, SA, Tas and ACT electricity customers allowed to have communications on ALREADY-INSTALLED smart meters TURNED OFF

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has made a final rule to allow metering coordinators to deactivate the communications on already-installed smart meters. The AEMC’s Competition in Metering Rule, which started in December 2017, stipulates that all new and replacement … Continue reading

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Outsmarted | The Canberra Times

The decision to implement SMART Meter technology across Australia has been made by the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) and the ability to opt out of having a SM installed at your house will apparently be limited as of December … Continue reading

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Is the Tasmanian Government telling us the real facts about a Tasmanian smart meter rollout? – Tasmanian Times

On 26 May 2013, an inaugural public information meeting was held in Hobart about the proposed Tasmanian Government’s introduction of a smart electricity grid throughout the state. Ref: http://tasmaniantimes.com/index.php?/pr-article/public-meeting-on-smart-meters/ Central to the government’s proposal is the replacement of the existing analogue … Continue reading

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Power switch may mean smart meter cost unless ‘metering competition’ is delayed | Herald Sun

VICTORIAN households and small businesses risk being charged up to $140 for a new smart meter if they switch retailers. Rules allowing only distributors, rather than retailers, from installing or replacing meters are due to expire at the end of … Continue reading

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