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California PUC directs utilities to expand Energy Atlas — disaggregated energy data “to reveal previously undetectable patterns” online

From California Public Utilities Commission California Smart Grid: 2018 Annual Report to the Governor and Legislature Released February 2019 p. 29 Energy Atlas: A Geospatial Tool to Combat Climate Change Since 2014, the CPUC has been part of a group … Continue reading

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Aclara admits Smart Meters will provide detailed information on you and your home

For years, utility companies and regulatory commissions have denied that Smart Meter “aggregate” (or bulk) customer energy data could be broken down to provide details of what is used in a home or building. And for years, security experts have … Continue reading

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‘Customer-specific insights’ and ‘granular Smart Meter data’ equals surveillance

In this recent article , K.T. Weaver (Skyvision Solutions) looks beyond the public statements by utility companies, to the commercial realities of “leveraging” consumer energy data through the capabilities of Smart Meters. ————————————————————– Smart Grid Awareness September 22, 2015 Utilities dispute that … Continue reading

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New tools for the industry to get your personal energy data

It is ridiculously easy to see and analyze someone’s energy data now. https://smartmeterharm.org/2014/07/09/privacy-invasion-data-mining-and-surveillance-with-smart-meters-part-1/ https://smartmeterharm.org/2014/07/09/privacy-invasion-data-mining-and-surveillance-with-smart-meters-part-2/ https://smartmeterharm.org/2015/02/03/digital-electronic-internet-of-thingsiot-and-smart-grid-technologies-to-fully-eviscerate-privacy/ However, the states and the industry have publicly stated that data is “aggregated” – all the information clumped together and impossible to disentangle. Because of … Continue reading

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