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Iberdrola foils illegal upgrades with new Smart Meters

Iberdrola foils illegal upgrades with new Smart Meters

By on Jul 16, 2015 in Smart Meter | 0 comments

As the temperature rises during the hot Spanish summer months the air con gets cranked up and power consumption increases. This can cause power cuts for property owners who have illegally upgraded their electricity supply. Why? Iberdrola are replacing all the traditional mechanical meters with Smart Meters. These new digital meters are fitted with a kill switch...

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Take Back Your Power (movie)

Take Back Your Power (movie)

By on Feb 10, 2015 in Smart Meter | 0 comments

WHAT IF the NSA spying scandal was just the tip of the iceberg? Film maker and transparency advocate Josh del Sol digs beyond the NSA spying scandal in this award winning documentary. “Take Back Your Power” investigates current utility and government programs involving mass in-home surveillance, eroding rights and causing harm in the names of...

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How to reset the ICP in a Smart Meter

How to reset the ICP in a Smart Meter

By on Feb 4, 2015 in Smart Meter | 0 comments

HAVING TOO many powerful electrical appliances switched on the same time can cause nuisance power cuts in properties fitted with Smart Meters. In the past, many properties on the Costa Blanca with low tariffs have suffered with this nuisance electrical problem. Over the years, some home owners arranged illegal upgrades to combat the situation. Now, with the...

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Power cuts caused by new Smart Meters will be a major concern in coming months

Power cuts caused by new Smart Meters will be a major concern in coming months

By on Jul 27, 2014 in Smart Meter | 8 comments

SPARKS RECENTLY had an emergency call out from a client who had suddenly experienced a power cut in their holiday home on an urbanisación in Torre-La Mata. He had checked his consumer unit and discovered everything was switched on. Then he contacted Iberdrola to check the status on his account, to be told that it was perfectly in order. Iberdrola suggested...

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Scientists quash health concerns over Smart Meters

Scientists quash health concerns over Smart Meters

By on Mar 29, 2014 in Smart Meter | 0 comments

FINALLY… some scientists are speaking out to say smart meters are safe. “After years of pseudo-science bombardment by the tin foil hat crowd, we are finally seeing real scientists step up to address the issue of smart meter safety” according to Jesse Berst, Chief Analyst and founder of Smart Grid News. “Some sane people are being sucked into an anti-smart meter...

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More Smart Meter concerns

More Smart Meter concerns

By on Sep 15, 2013 in Smart Meter | 0 comments

NEW GENERATION Smart Meters are being fitted to every home in Spain. A Royal Decree has declared all consumers contracted with less than 15 kW must have one by the end of 2018. Traditional electricity meters will soon be a thing of past.  A Smart Meter records power consumption and communicates that information to a monitoring station for management and billing...

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