Monthly Archives: June 2014

IEEE worried about Smart Meter fires

Two years ago, the professional organization Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) recognized the issue of Smart Meter fires. They wrote in their blog: Smart Meter Fires  We are seeing a spate of report from around the United States—and … Continue reading

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ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE ON IMPLANTS compiled by Eve Woodward-Shawl » Families For Safe Meters

ADA MEDICAL INFORMATION: ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE ON IMPLANTS compiled by Eve Woodward-Shawl » Families For Safe Meters. http://familiesforsafemeters.org/ada-medical-information-electromagnetic-interference-on-implants-compiled-by-eve-woodward-shawl/ People who have medical implants, particularly metal implants, are more sensitive to spurious RF exposures for two reasons; Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) with critical … Continue reading

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Another fire: Landis & Gyr Smart Meter causes apartment building fire, February 2014 (VIDEO)

This apartment fire occurred in Bensalem, Pennsylvania on February 6, 2014. 14 families were displaced 7 apartments had fire damage, 5 had significant damage 11 apartments had smoke and water damage 1 firefighter was injured It was caused by a … Continue reading

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Wires dangling and meter fires when surge blows out 60-70 Smart Meters, November 2013

From Ontario, Canada Forest Standard, November 7, 2013: Surge Blows Smart Meters, Leaves Neighbourhood Without Hydro by Eric Nixon Hydro One replaced upwards of 70 Smart Meters that blew out in a power surge on Eureka Street on Thursday, October … Continue reading

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50,000 customers in British Columbia resisting Smart Meters

The utility industry generally describes resistance to Smart Meters as a few loud individuals. The letter below from a community advocate in British Columbia and the resolution adopted by the Union of British Columbia Municipalities(1) show a very different reality. … Continue reading

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City Power Smart Meters already having problems in South Africa

City Power’s Smart Meter roll-out has just started in Johannesburg, South Africa, and already there are problems. There have been allegations of fraud and corruption. Customers are reporting high bills following installation. Now, 400 “high-end” users were never billed for … Continue reading

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