Tag Archives: Nicholas Kotsiras

Why is there no provision in Victoria’s smart meter roll-out for people who are sensitive to radiofrequency microwaves?

For the past two years, Stop Smart Meters Australia (SSMA) has received countless emails from people suffering from the effects of the constant pulses of radiation emitted by smart meters. The standard response these sufferers receive from “authorities”, if any, … Continue reading

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Energy supplier denies blame for house fire – The Age

Victoria’s largest electricity supplier has denied responsibility for a switchboard fire at a house in Melbourne’s north, despite paying thousands of dollars in compensation. Citipower says it is not to blame for a fire at a Northcote share house this … 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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