Tag Archives: Peak demand

A chance to have your say against corporate control of your appliances!

The Equipment Energy Efficiency Committee (E3) has announced a further extension for submitting submissions in response to its Consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) on Mandating ‘Smart Appliance’ Interfaces for Air Conditioners, Water Heaters and other Appliances. Submissions are now due Friday 24th May. E3 are … Continue reading

Posted in Smart Meter | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Bloated power sector must be reined in – The Age, 8/11/12

The workforce in the electricity industry has more than doubled over the past six years although the actual amount of energy supplied to consumers has remained flat. That’s right. Zero growth in supply to the national electricity market but a … Continue reading

Posted in Smart Meter | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Switch off and get paid

CONSUMERS will be able to cut their electricity bills by agreeing to companies remotely switching off their appliances during spikes in demand. The proposal is part of a package of federal government reforms expected to back ”cost-reflective pricing”. This will … Continue reading

Posted in Smart Meter | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments