Tag Archives: Smart meters

Smart meters not so smart for electricity bills – The Australia Institute

New research released by The Australia Institute shows that ‘time of use pricing’ facilitated by smart meters is likely to drive up household energy costs. Electricity companies and regulators have pushed for higher electricity prices at peak times, as well … Continue reading

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Why is the general public kept misinformed?

    Letters to the Editor, Midland Express

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Inquiry into Sleep Health Awareness in Australia

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport has commenced an Inquiry into Sleep Health Awareness in Australia, following a referral from the Minister for Health, Aged Care and Sport, the Hon Greg Hunt MP. It has been … Continue reading

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Heartless Minister D’Ambrosio refuses to help suffering retiree

Despite many requests, Victoria’s Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio refuses to permit the removal of the communicating chip from a smart meter causing irrefutable suffering and pain. Richard Pearce from the Preston Leader writes: “RESERVOIR retiree Sergio spends his nights in … Continue reading

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Victory! U.S. State of New Mexico Rejects Smart Meters

Recently the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission denied Public Service Company of New Mexico’s (PNM) application to install smart meters. The Reasons for rejecting the installation of smart meters include: No net public benefit, no evaluation of alternatives and the … Continue reading

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Six reasons to say no to a smart meter | The Telegraph

The great smart meter revolution has faltered and households can choose, once again, to opt out and keep hold of their old-fashioned utility meters which require manual reading. When they were introduced in 2009, smart meters were supposed to simplify the … Continue reading

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Tasmania’s new electricity smart metering roll-out: Why opting out may be your wisest, and healthiest choice

On December 1, 2017, the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC) final rule determination, titled: “Expanding competition in metering and related services” came into force in Tasmania, SA, NSW, the ACT and QLD. The rule states that this is a framework … Continue reading

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