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Smart Meters, Electricity Usage, and Privacy

My current apartment building has smart meters that measure and report each unit’s electricity usage. While you can get real time high-resolution usage data if you’re willing to stand in front of the meter, the utility company also provides daily usage data through their website. 903 more words

General

Latest developments in the roll out of smart meters in the UK

The EU has an ambitious plan for 80% market penetration of smart meters by 2020 as part of the internal electricity and gas market reforms. Emily Gosden writes in The Telegraph on the latest developments in the UK. 562 more words

National Policies

Smart meters - obsolete before they even get here

Back in the day, energy companies were mandated to install smart meters into every home in the UK. These meters would replace existing meters and would, it was believed, help customers cut energy consumption, and thus their bills, by creating a better understanding of consumption levels and costs, in real time. 270 more words

How to Vote for People Power Victoria Candidates in the Victorian election

People Power Victoria – No Smart Meters (PPV) is a grassroots political party concerned about the state of Victoria and its future direction. Our candidates are passionate people who care about human rights ahead of corporations; they care about their community and are determined to be the people’s’ voice in Parliament. 64 more words

Smart Meter

Sue Kedgley: Smart power meters a threat to health and liberty

NZ Herald
11 November 2014

all me a Luddite, but I don’t want a “smart” electricity meter installed at home, and certainly not without my knowledge or consent. 549 more words

Big Brother

Preempt for smart grid price increases?

On September 23 the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities approved severe increases in electricity billing rates, which the National Grid company had requested only one week before. 162 more words