Archive for the Dirty Tricks Category

Bogus traders offer smart meter service by St. Helens Council

St Helens Council is advising residents to be wary of individuals carrying out doorstep cold calling in the borough…. Recently there have been reports of doorstep cold calling in the Fingerpost and Blackbrook areas, with householders told that installation of smart meters was compulsory and should be […]

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Will smart meters be worth the money? – BBC News

Millions of energy users in Britain are about to get a new metering system – smart meters – technology which has been rejected by Germany and found not to be not cost-effective by other nations. Source: Will smart meters be worth the money? – BBC News You […]

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Doorstepping fears over plans to change energy sector rules

Doorstepping fears over plans to change energy sector rules by Neil Pooran – STV News – March 29, 2016 http://stv.tv/news/politics/1348043-energy-company-rules-change-could-lead-to-deceptive-sales/ ….Following the announcement of a UK Government-led scheme to fit smart meters in all homes across England, Scotland and Wales by 2020, CTSI also warned meters could […]

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California Knew Smart Meters Were Dangerous

[SSM UK] If Michael Peevey, the former Head of California’s CPUC, admitted that Smart Meters were harming people, did he also reveal this to the UK’s Energy & Climate Change Committee when they flew to San Francisco in 2013 to discuss Smart Meters with the CPUC? [/] […]

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UK Energy Firm Caught Forcibly Installing Smart Meter Against Person’s Consent

This shocking video shows the moment Northern Irishman David Barr, who suffers from a medical condition which sometimes renders him housebound, has a Smart Meter forcibly installed in his property against his consent. The video suggests that Power NI have acted way beyond their authority by forcibly […]

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Smart Energy GB Communications Director Lies to Public Live on BBC One Breakfast

London, Mar. 31, 2015  — Stop Smart Meters! UK At 09:47 on March 7, 2015, the Communications Director for Smart Energy GB — the government body tasked with “ensuring customers understand smart meters” — appeared on the BBC One Breakfast show and told viewers that every home in the […]

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The Truth Behind the Secret TTIP Trade Deal

Europe and North America are currently negotiating two trade deals that could turn out to be the biggest corporate power grabs in history — TTIP and CETA. The treaties read like a corporate wish-list: secret courts that can sue our governments for taking decisions which impact profits, […]

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Head of Ofgem says Big Energy firms are failing to cut prices

[SSM] Does anybody honestly believe that this picture will change with the introduction of invasive, energy usage profiling technology, AKA ‘Smart’ Meters?  [/] Britain’s energy fatcats have been accused of failing customers – by not passing on falling prices. The head of the industry regulator says competition […]

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The Smart (Meter) Agenda – Mike Mitcham, AV5

In this presentation from the AV5 conference in May, Mike exposes the massive downsides of the so-called “Smart” Meter programme and sheds light on exactly why Big Energy/Utility cannot afford to tell you the facts about them. Uploaded with the kind permission of AV5’s organisers.  Book your […]

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British Gas staff ‘paid bonuses if they inflate customers’ bills by 60%’

[SSM UK – After scandalous allegations emerged this weekend that British Gas has been incentivising staff to rip-off customers, we ask:  Can they interest you in a ‘free’ Smart Meter?] British Gas staff ‘paid bonuses tripling their £25,000 salaries if they inflate customers’ bills by 60% by targeting […]

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Single Mother Hospitalized Twice By Smart Meter Has Power Cut-Off And Faces Prosecution (Video)

On Monday 24th March 2014 at 10am, two inspectors from Energy Safe Victoria arrived at the home of a lady named Sofia Telemzouguer, a resident of Frankston in Victoria, Australia, to investigate what they claimed to be an illegal removal of a Smart Meter which had been […]

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Prof. Olle Johansson, PhD – Electromagnetic Fields & The Largest, Full-Scale Experiment Ever

Dr. Johansson is Associate Professor in the Neuroscience department of the world-renowned, Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. In this talk, he presents his long-standing concerns as a neuroscientist relating to electromagnetic fields on human and other biological organisms.  The presentation, which lays out copious evidence for harmful […]

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Is Wireless Science Being Hidden from the Public?

by Eileen O’Connor, Director, Radiation Research Trust http://www.radiationresearch.org/ “500 million citizens relying on SCENIHR: Is  Science Being Hidden from the Public?” The European Commission in collaboration with the Greek Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) under the auspices of the EU Council Greek Presidency organised a major workshop in Athens on EMF […]

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More British Gas Smart Meter Lies

With talk of energy price freezes hitting the headlines in the UK today, here’s a side of the energy industry you won’t see put on ice – the staggeringly wasteful, £12bn Smart Meter scam. And here we have yet more evidence that British Gas are still openly […]

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RT exposes leaked Motorola email: “We have sufficiently war-gamed the [mobile phone dangers] issue”

News channel RT has released this excellent piece by Daniel Bushell on how the dangers of wireless radiation are being “war-gamed” (in the words of Motorola executives) and covered-up. As you watch it, bear in mind that Smart Meters emit pulsed microwaves constantly – 24 hours a […]

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Newsnight ‘interviews’ Glenn Greenwald – Snowden, NSA, GCHQ, spying (and the death of UK journalism)

Brilliant clip showing that real journalism can be found at the BBC – even if it only comes via a guest. Thanks to ActivistPost.com for this.

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Energy Firm Caught Breaking Down Door to Install Smart Meter!

Smart Meters are a financial Trojan Horse for Big Energy.  This is why we are witnessing – and now catching on film – criminal acts of vandalism, breaking and entering and trespass by energy firms trying to install their next-generation cash machines in the homes of customers. […]

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The FRACKtured Future of Water: Millions to face higher bills with compulsory water meters to quench UK’s thirst for FRACKING

The corporate-led worlds of Smart Metering and Fracking seem like they are about to converge around our most precious commodity: water. The Telegraph’s Tim Ross yesterday reported that millions of people will face higher bills under plans to make water meters compulsory. “Water companies across a third […]

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Latest British Gas Tactics – “You WILL have a Smart Meter”

Yesterday we received some concerning correspondence from a British Gas customer which suggests that British Gas’s Smart Metering policy has changed and that it will now force customers to have its controversial new Smart Meters. In a letter sent by British Gas Customer Relations Team representative, Kate […]

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British Gas to offer ‘free’ power on Saturdays in desperate bid to flog intrusive Smart Meters

[SSM UK] It’s said that “there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch” (TANSTAAFL) – and for a company that made £1.58bn profit in the first six months of this year – having raised prices to customers by 6% last November – the free lunch appears to […]

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