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Britain’s £13.5bn smart meters FIASCO: Power firms’ costly digital roll-out is delayed by FOUR years as millions of devices are plagued by glitches

The rollout of smart meters has been delayed by four years, [British] ministers admitted last night. In an embarrassing climbdown, they announced that families will now have until 2024 to install one of the devices. The scheme has been so … Continue reading

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Smart meters not so smart for electricity bills – The Australia Institute

New research released by The Australia Institute shows that ‘time of use pricing’ facilitated by smart meters is likely to drive up household energy costs. Electricity companies and regulators have pushed for higher electricity prices at peak times, as well … Continue reading

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