Tag Archives: Electric power industry

Digital [smart] meters not so smart | Star Dandenong

CITY of Greater Dandenong is planning to refuse smart meters on council property, with one councillor questioning whether they’re “an electrical form of asbestos”. Residents concerned about the health impacts of the digital meters have contacted several councillors asking for … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Gillard reiterates that smart meters are not compulsory

Transcript of Prime Minister’s Interview with Charlie Pickering, Carrie Bickmore & Scott Dooley – The Project FRI 07 DECEMBER 2012 HOST: They say that if you can remember being at COAG, then you weren’t really there. Someone who definitely was … Continue reading

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Power plays not such a clever move for households

GOVERNMENTS are deep in the thrall of the power lobby. Despite the backlash against smart meters in Victoria – the only state where they have been rolled out – and despite the spectre of even higher electricity bills as a … Continue reading

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Bloated power sector must be reined in – The Age, 8/11/12

The workforce in the electricity industry has more than doubled over the past six years although the actual amount of energy supplied to consumers has remained flat. That’s right. Zero growth in supply to the national electricity market but a … Continue reading

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Sixth Avenue Rebellion (Rosebud)

We’ve locked up meters and put signs up in ten houses.  The Leader Newspaper has taken our pictures and are putting a story about our concerns, especially health.  Ages of protesters range from 40’s to 90.  Evidently installers aren’t coming … Continue reading

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Have we found their achilles heel?

Thanks to the Ex Facie post on March 22nd on this site. I sent a similar letter which I posted on this site, and I am as yet to receive a reply. But I find it really interesting that the … Continue reading

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If it does come in… i will have to look at moving from my unit..

When I heard they were coming to the area I went to all my neighbours and got them to sign the notice I posted on the meter box.  If I was in a house I would just lock the meter box but … Continue reading

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