Smart Meters Have Failed and Were a Dumb Investment
Cyber Hackers Can Now *Harm Human Life* Through Smart Meters
ONTARIO SMART METER FIASCO: Several Reports
Ontario?s Auditor General lays into Ministry of Energy
Ontario s Auditor General (AG) released a scathing report on the province s electricity sector, particularly its rollout of the smart meter program, which it says was a rash decision that has, to date, cost more than double original estimates and counting and failed to produce any tangible benefits to ratepayers.
Few benefits from $2 billion smart meter program, auditor says
Ontario s $2 billion smart meter program hasn t delivered value, says auditor-general Bonnie Lysyk
Smart meters, flawed implementation
Smart-meter fiasco brings out the worst in Bob Chiarelli
Ontario s $2-billion smart meter program missed goals: Auditor
Smart Meter installation cost Ontario nearly double original projection: AG
Gary Clement on Ontario's smart meter fiasco (Cartoon)
Rollout of hated UK smart meters delayed again
In October consumer rights group Which? warned that *without immediate action the cost of the smart meter rollout is in danger of spiralling out of control*, adding that *consumers will foot the bill*.
The burning issue of smart meters
To be fair, when a government undertakes such a large-scale, $200 million program, you can expect a few hiccups. But I think it s fair to say those hiccups shouldn t include fires on people s homes.
A Perspective on UK Smart Meter Installation
By 2020, UK suppliers are expected to install 53 million smart electric and gas meters in each of the country s homes and small businesses.
Its a Nation disgrace that this plan is still moving forward, when the harm to health and the waste of money is already known.
Informant: Martin Weatherall
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