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Electrical engineer explains to Michigan legislature why Smart Meters are causing high bills (VIDEO)

– Some main points: These Smart Meters and digital meters have a switched mode power supply inside that creates harmonics, also known as transients. The transients travel on the wiring throughout the home. Transients are seen by the current sensors … Continue reading

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Maine: Sky-high utility bills but utility company denies any Smart Meter problems

From WGME CBS 13, On Your Side CMP customers sticker-shocked by latest bill Jan. 25, 2018 By Marissa Bodnar Some Central Maine Power customers are outraged over their latest bills and struggling to understand why, in some cases, they’ve doubled. … Continue reading

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UK: EDF customers heading for surprise winter bills after smart meters failed to send data for four months

EDS deflected responsibility for its faulty equipment on to customers. EDF told Computing that it is the responsibility of the customer to check if payment amounts are correct. Furthermore, we were also told that customers should be using a ‘belt-and-braces approach’, … Continue reading

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UK: ‘Error’ causes SSE smart meters to tell customers they’d spent £20k on gas and electricity in just one day

From the Sun March 5, 2017 By Kathryn Cain The company said no one would be charged extra due to the fault. CUSTOMERS were being quoted thousands of pounds for one DAY’s worth of gas and electricity due to a … Continue reading

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Tucson, Arizona: Huge water bill for new house with no running water — “The meters are wrong.”

Spokesperson Fernando Molina says that while meter malfunctions are possible. [t]here’s been less than 5 documented cases in the last 20 years. “There is always that chance that the meter is over-registering but it is extremely rare…” See the comments … Continue reading

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Colorado: Energy bill quadrupled after Xcel installed “Smart” Meter

Protest a high bill and report it to the consumer affairs or attorney general’s office in your state or province. There is usually an appeal process where a customer does not have to pay the contested amount. This information is … Continue reading

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Arizona overbilling problems: ‘I couldn’t believe it…how could it be that high?’

Notice the utility company uses the term “concerns” which has no legal standing and downplays the real issues he is raising. But importantly, the utility company admits overbilling is a widespread problem. “Many of our customers…have similar concerns.” Customers should … Continue reading

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