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New report: Fire and electrical hazards of Smart Meters and digital utility meters

Smart Meters and other digital utility meters are electronic devices which vary considerably from traditional analog electromechanical meters. Differences in design and function, including basic design flaws ignoring National Electrical Code rules, create an enormous fire and electrical hazard in … 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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Arizona: 19,000 APS customers refuse Smart Meters; state conducts health study; are Elster Smart Meters overheating and malfunctioning?

The Arizona Republic newspaper reported on August 28[i] that 19,000 customers of Arizona Public Service have refused Smart Meter installation. This is again in stark contrast to the claim that only a small minority oppose these meters. In addition, the … Continue reading

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