Tag Archives: arcing

Houston news investigated Smart Meter fires in 2011

This news investigation was in CenterPoint Energy’s territory. CenterPoint uses Itron Centron Openway Smart Meters. CenterPoint employees told IBEW union officer Bobby Reed that these meters have thinner blades, causing a poor connection. This causes arcing and a fire hazard. … Continue reading

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Federal labor board discusses Smart Meter fire problems

Electrical workers union official Bobby Reed was fired by Texas utility company Oncor after testifying about Smart Meter fire problems to the Texas Senate in 2012. The National Labor Relations Board has just released its Decision and Order on his … Continue reading

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Electrician discusses Smart Meter hazards (VIDEO)

NOTE: If you have flickering lights or other electrical issues mentioned in this video and you have evidence of a potential fire situation, and/or you detect heat from the meter or electrical panel or you hear sounds (eg. popping, sizzling),  contact … Continue reading

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Smart Meters are a known fire hazard — new evidence revealed by electrical workers union

In a proceeding before the National Labor Relations Board, evidence was submitted that Smart Meter fires, burned Smart Meters, burned meter sockets, and malfunctioning Smart Meters are regularly occurring and are known to Oncor and CenterPoint, two Texas utility companies. The … Continue reading

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1000s of Smart Meter fires; new whistleblower and court evidence (VIDEO)

From Take Back Your Power The situation with smart meter fires is worse than we thought — and now we know why. This new investigative video tells all. In studying, doing presentations and making videos on ‘smart’ meters for nearly … Continue reading

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Smart Meter remote connect/disconnect switch — a possible fire hazard

There are many reasons for Smart Meter fires, based on investigations. The most serious are problems inherent to the Smart Meters themselves or their operation. Sage Associates Fire produced this report in July 2010 Portland General Electric is removing 70,000 … Continue reading

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