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Privacy issues with the AEMC Smart Meter Rollout

The Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC’s) smart meter rollout ensures every Australian household will eventually receive a smart meter. Compared to traditional domestic meters the AEMC smart meters collect 26,000 times more information about consumer electricity use. The meters provide unprecedented insights into exactly how much and when consumers use…

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Giving consumers No Power of Choice

The metering reforms introduced as part of the Australian Energy Market Commission’s (AEMC’s) Power of Choice give consumers No Power of Choice. The specific points made in this submission Retailers are taking too long to install smart meters The AEMC should regulate the maximum time to complete the…

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Unverified quantities are being used to bill consumers

Requirements detailed in the National Measurement Act can be summarised as. If a measuring instrument is used for trade, it must be approved and verified In what appears to be a breach of the National Measurement Act unvalided measurements are routinely used to calculate consumer electricity bills. Download Article