Archive for the Costs Category

Telegraph article reveals true nature of Smart Meters – Households to be asked to wash when it’s windy

[SSM UK]  The veil of “ending estimated billing” is finally starting to be lifted, revealing the true nature of the Smart Meter agenda.  As we have maintained from the start, Smart Meters will disempower you as an energy consumer (as well as irradiate you), and put someone […]

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Two mothers arrested for refusing Smart Meter installation in United States (still think this is about benefitting you?)

*Warning – the first video on this page starts automatically*. Video from CBS, story from http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/01/24/woman-arrested-while-refusing-smart-meter-installation-on-her-property-tells-us-her-story/ Jennifer Stahl has been a strong advocate against the smart meter program in Naperville, Ill., for the last two years. The issue came to a head Wednesday afternoon when she was […]

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Hurricane Sandy 1-0 Not-So-Smart Grid. Poor Response to Recent Storm Power Outages & Continued Warnings By Medical Experts

[SSM UK comment]: Despite Hurricane Sandy being used by some as an opportunity to vacuously promote the energy non-panacea that is Smart Grid, the result of it’s first match is in.  Smart Grid promoters might want to look away now…(but don’t say we didn’t try to warn […]

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Take Back Your Power – Official Trailer

Featuring a host of scientists, medical practitioners, researchers, experts, consultants and victims, we are proud to be the first to present you with the brand new, official trailer for the upcoming feature film, Take Back Your Power. *PS – if you have not yet seen the full-length interview the […]

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Chairman of Interior Smart Meter Awareness (Kamloops) Exposes the Reality of “Smart Grid” and the “Cloud”

Great video presentation by Brian Thiesen covering a lot of important information, some specific to Canada but all of it relevant.  Don’t miss it. Brian is also now blogging at http://bcfreedom.wordpress.com

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Australia: Massive “Smart Meter” Scandal Exposed

[SSM UK comment] A central argument for ‘Smart’ Metering by those who wish to impose them upon us is more accurate billing.  In this report, Channel 7 in Australia prove that claim to be completely false, with calls for a national enquiry as people face being “ripped […]

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Ex-Police Force Fraud Investigator On Smart Meters

via Ex-fraud investigator on smart meters [Take Back Your Power] – YouTube  

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Hacking Expert David Chalk Joins Urgent Call to Halt Smart Grid

[SSM UK comment] We issued a video earlier featuring David Chalk, but this press release just came in and is a must read – posted here in full with the video re-embedded via BusinessWire.com and ThePowerFilm.org. Please circulate.[/] “100% certainty of a total catastrophic failure of entire energy grid […]

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Costly fiasco of smart meters that don’t work: Millions of devices may be replaced, warns watchdog

[SSM UK] Comment:  If you were an institutional shareholder in an Energy company – caring for little else besides profit and return on investment – would you continue investing in that company if they lobbied for and promoted costly devices which reduced profits?  Is there a chance […]

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Hackers rewrite smart meter power bill

“Two German researchers have exploited security holes in a smart meter service to alter energy consumption rates, expose privacy flaws and determine what movies consumers had watched. “Dario Carluccio and Stephan Brinkhaus demonstrated the flaws with German energy company Discovergy at the Chaos Computing Congress in Berlin. […]

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£11bn smart meter plans risk fiasco: MPs warn only energy suppliers will benefit

“Putting ‘smart’ gas and electricity meters in every home – at a total cost of £11.7billion – may bring little benefit to customers, MPs will warn today.” “Families will have to pay higher bills to fund the Government-backed scheme to have the digital equipment installed by 2019.” […]

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Say NO to “Big Brother’s” Smart Meters

A lesson in politely declining a Smart Meter from our American friends – via Say NO to “Big Brother’s” Smart Meters/a> Most Americans have not yet heard of the “smart meters” that are being installed at a rapid pace across the state of California and across our nation. Most […]

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Consumer campaign group Which? warns of energy smart meter ‘fiasco’

“The scheme to install new energy meters in every home in the UK should be halted because of spiralling costs, a consumer campaign group has warned.” And what is Which?’s proposed solution to these spiralling costs?  That the TAX PAYER should pay for it! via BBC News […]

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