Tag Archives: Jemena

A response to Jemena

Jemena is sending letters out to people within their distribution network who have rejected their “offer to replace the old meter with a smart meter”. Click here for a copy of the letter: Jemena Letter The letter from Jemena seems … Continue reading

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Consumers face up to $194 [per year] for smart meters – Herald Sun

VICTORIAN households will be slapped with smart meter fees of up to $194 on electricity bills next year. Charges for about 1.6 million homes and small businesses are set to rise from January. But about a million customers should get … Continue reading

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Resistance to smart meter installation surges in Hume – Hume Leader

HUME residents are powering ahead with their fight against smart meters. As part of an upgrade to Victoria’s electricity infrastructure, all households and businesses will be fitted with the digital meters by the end of the year. But more than … Continue reading

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Power company tactics reduce anti-smart meter customers to tears in rollout

SMART meter rebels have accused power companies of dirty tricks and disconnection threats as the statewide rollout continues. Anti-smart meter campaigner Sonja Rutherford said tearful customers were reporting “bullying” and “stalking” tactics. One was allegedly told she “would have to … Continue reading

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Electricity smart meter companies confident deadline can be met | Herald Sun

ALMOST two in three electricity smart meters installed in some parts of Victoria are not fully working as the deadline for the contentious rollout looms. About 350,000 devices fitted in SP AusNet’s region are yet to go “live” with remote … 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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What are CitiPower, Powercor, Jemena and United Energy hiding?

The location of telecommunication towers in Australia is freely available.  Why aren’t collectors in the meshed smart meter networks also within the public domain?  Areas close to collectors may have higher levels of radiation than other areas in the meshed … Continue reading

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