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UK engineering organization questioned worker training, roll-out haste, and fires in 2012

It’s alarming to read this 2012 article. The UK-based Institution of Engineering and Technology is a 140-year old professional organization. From the Institution of Engineering and Technology Engineering and Technology Magazine Smart Meters, Dumb Fires 17  December 2012 By Kris Sangani … Continue reading

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Certification laboratory says Smart Meter “design flaws…known to cause serious fire hazards”

Here it is, again — proof that the industry has been very concerned about Smart Meter fires, and proof that it has been lying about the hazard. MET Laboratories is A leading independent electrical testing & certification lab providing true … Continue reading

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How hot are your meters?

AEP — American Electric Power — uses GE Smart Meters for at least some of its service territory, which includes parts of Texas, Ohio, Indiana, and Oklahoma. From Intelligent Utility by Katherine Wolf Davis October 29, 2015 Today’s meters are … Continue reading

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Are insurance companies avoiding the Smart Meter problem?

From Examiner.com By Norman Lambe, LA Home and Business Insurance Examiner July 26, 2015 A dangerous precedent is being followed in the insurance industry concerning the investigation of smart meter fires. When a fire associated with the malfunctioning of a … 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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Ontario’s Smart Meter program called “abject failure”; 5,400 Smart Meters removed due to fire risk

New Democrat MPP Peter Tabuns — “They blew billions of dollars on meters that haven’t saved us energy, haven’t saved us money, and are presenting a threat to public safety.” Progressive Conservative MPP John Yakabuski — “yet another example of … Continue reading

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SMUD smart meter causes electrical failure & fire hazard in Sacramento, California

From EMF Safety Network Posted on July 1, 2014 Margie Rothwell was having serious problems with the electricity in her home.  The power turned on and off for no apparent reason. The house fire alarm kept going off and the … Continue reading

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Reports on Smart Meter Problems

Updated July 23 2019 The 50-page paper “Overview: Fire and Electrical Hazards from ‘Smart’, Wireless, PLC, and Digital Utility Meters” is now available free for downloading and printing. It provides information from experts on utility meters used in the U.S. … Continue reading

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