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Hydro bills to rise again November 1

Off-peak rates have climbed 51% since 2010

From the CBC:

Ontario hydro bills are scheduled to increase as temperatures decrease, the Ontario Energy Board announced Thursday. 109 more words

Renewable Energy

Smart meters can be hacked!

In two recent international reports it is claimed that the smart meters being installed can be hacked to achieve various goals. Aims of hackers could range from under-reporting a property’s bill, fooling the system into billing one property for the neighbouring property’s electricity consumption, shutting down a smart meter, or shutting down the electricity to an entire city. 118 more words

Smart Meter

Sheffield smart meter vote on TV

This is being aired on public TV stations around Massachusetts. It depicts the debate at the Sheffield town meeting with clarification of points discussed by Patricia Burke who is spearheading the fight against smart meters in central MA throughHaltMASmartMeters. 80 more words

Analog Meters Withstand "Hot Sockets" Better Than Smart Meters

Key Article Point

Even if  electric utility companies are able to “blame” a hot socket or customer wiring for many smart meter-related fires, the  meters themselves likely contributed to the fires, the severity of the fire damage, or the speed at which the fires spread. 903 more words

Smart Grid, Smart Meters, And RF Emissions

Atmel expands metering platform for advanced smart energy apps

Atmel has expanded its Atmel | SMART portfolio of energy metering products with the recent introduction of the SAM4C32 dual-core secure MCU, along with the… 745 more words

Product News

Illinois Utilities Violate Consumer Fraud Act Using Smart Meters

Key Article Point

Illinois electric utilities violate the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act by collecting granular energy usage data through smart meters far beyond that required for generating a customer bill.  1,513 more words

Smart Grid, Smart Meters, And RF Emissions

Very real threat of 'smart' meters: 110+ municipalities in Quebec now opposed to their deployment

Microwave – and other forms of electromagnetic – radiation are major (but conveniently disregarded, ignored, and overlooked) factors in many modern unexplained disease states. Insomnia, anxiety, vision problems, swollen lymph, headaches, extreme thirst, night sweats, fatigue, memory and concentration problems, muscle pain, weakened immunity, allergies, heart problems, and intestinal disturbances…

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