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Electrical engineer: The meter itself is the “hazardous” condition

From Michigan Stop Smart Meters By William Bathgate, Electrical Engineer October 12th, 2016 Revised October 13th, 2016 Editor’s Note: In the following article, originally written as a public comment to the Michigan Public Service Commission, Mr. Bathgate considers safety issues … Continue reading

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An electrical engineer’s testimony on Smart Meters

From Stop Smart Meters Michigan Link By William Bathgate, Electrical Engineer October 12th, 2016 Revised October 13th, 2016 Editor’s Note: In the following article, originally written as a public comment to the Michigan Public Service Commission, Mr. Bathgate considers safety … Continue reading

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How to hack the power grid through home air conditioners

The hack targets remote shut-off devices that utility companies install on air conditioners to conserve energy during peak summer periods. Many power companies offer discounts to customers if they agree to install the devices, which let the utility company remotely … Continue reading

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