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UK: ‘Error’ causes SSE smart meters to tell customers they’d spent £20k on gas and electricity in just one day

From the Sun March 5, 2017 By Kathryn Cain The company said no one would be charged extra due to the fault. CUSTOMERS were being quoted thousands of pounds for one DAY’s worth of gas and electricity due to a … Continue reading

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Smart meter firm EDMI asked UK for £7m to change a single component

From the Register March 2, 2017 by Gareth Corfield 18 months to change a chip? Better believe it Exclusive EDMI, the UK maker of residential smart meter comms hubs, is seeking approval for a major modification to its kit – … Continue reading

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UK: Residents slam Thames Water’s smart water meter installations

From Hamstead & Highgate February 9, 2017 by Nathalie Raffray Residents in Fortis Green are campaigning against smart water meters in or near their homes Campaigners in Fortis Green have slammed Thames Water for installing controversial “smart” water meters without … Continue reading

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UK: Smart Meter rollout suffers further delay

How about a moratorium, a cease and desist, a complete work stoppage and program cancellation? BEIS is still rolling out Smart Meter technology despite the UK and international expert reports on cost, security, and other problems. It’s too late in … Continue reading

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Just revealed: UK Government warned of smart meter security threat back in 2012

From Computer Weekly by Bryan Glick, Editor in Chief 24 Mar 2016 13: The government was warned four years ago that its plans for a nationwide smart meter roll-out represented a “potentially significant” security and privacy threat, Computer Weekly has … Continue reading

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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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Smart Meter risks in 2016; the global rollout continues

From Alliance for Natural Health January 6, 2016 As the huge and increasingly expensive smart meter rollout continues in many continents and countries across the world, there is now clear evidence that the ‘benefits’ of the controversial electro-magnetic radiation (EMR) … Continue reading

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