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Smart metering? Dumb solution

Frontier Economics reviews costs and benefits of smart metering The implementation of smart metering in Australia is currently the focus of considerable attention.  The Federal Government’s recent Energy White Paper promotes smart metering as a way to provide information about … Continue reading

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Smart power meters: a clever idea? QLD

More than 400,000 electronic power meters have already been installed across southeast Queensland as debate rages over whether “smart meters” will help curb electricity price rises. Ahead of a meeting with state premiers on Friday, Prime Minister Julia Gillard has … Continue reading

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Smart meters spark national electricity argument

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has elevated the humble electricity meter box on the side of the suburban house to the centre of the national political debate. She claimed on Sunday that installing so-called smart or interval meters could save households … Continue reading

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