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Smart meters: good idea or a lot of hot air? – U.K. Telegraph

If anyone needed convincing about the insecurity of Britain’s energy policy, then the news that some of our biggest wind farms were last week producing   just enough power to boil a few hundred kettles should help. It is the obvious flaw … Continue reading

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Wimmera anti-smart meter campaign intensifies – Public Meeting in Horsham, 20 October

Wimmera anti-Smart Meter campaigner Di Bell of Horsham and a group of supporters have rekindled a push against the household installation of the digital measuring devices. Mrs Bell, an outspoken critic of the safety of the meters and a program … Continue reading

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Smart Meter Public Meeting, 5th October, Broadmeadows

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Queensland avoids smart meter mandate

New discussion paper cites Victorian smart meter debacle, says advanced electricity meter roll out must be ‘customer-driven’ A report issued by the Queensland government advocates avoiding a mandated rollout of advanced electricity meters, such as smart meters, citing the much-criticised … Continue reading

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Petition Hon Nicholas Kotsiras

“Government & Power Companies: People are being forced from their homes. Give us a choice to remove & refuse the smart meter In a country such as Australia you expect to feel safe in your home, you expect the Government … Continue reading

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Electricity giant SP AusNet has appeal to increase charges to consumers to cover the cost of smart meters dismissed | Herald Sun

AN electricity giant trying to slug Victorian customers tens of millions of dollars more for smart meters has had its legal bid for higher prices rebuffed. The Australian Competition Tribunal has dismissed distributor SP AusNet’s appeal to increase charges over … 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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