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- Smart Meter compatible web portals
4th April 2013
Electricity companies Origin Energy, Jemena and SP AusNet have launched Smart Meter compatible web portals, and United Energy are currently trialing a portal...
- Flexible pricing
27th September 2012
From mid-2013, more electricity customers will start to be offered a choice between flat tariffs and new flexible pricing.
- Take charge of your power bill
6th August 2012
The Victorian Government has launched Switch On, a new information campaign designed to help households take charge of their power bills...
- Smart Meter web portals launch
27th June 2012
Electricity companies Origin Energy and Jemena have launched Smart Meter compatible web portals, and United Energy are currently trialing a portal...
- Red Energy and Origin Energy first to offer remote services
1st June 2012
During April 2012, electricity retailers Red Energy and Origin Energy successfully completed remote re-energisation and de-energisation services using Smart Meters...
- Energy Safe Victoria investigation into Smart Meter safety
18th May 2012
Victoria’s independent energy safety regulator, Energy Safe Victoria, today released a draft report into the electrical safety of Victoria’s Smart Meters (or Advanced Metering Infrastructure)...
- Electrical safety update
04 April 2012
There have been a number of recent media reports of Smart Meters "exploding". The distributor concerned, Jemena, has advised that independent testing has shown that 29 Smart Meter failures have been the result of deliberate interference...
- New council to oversee Smart Meter benefits
18 April 2012
A Ministerial Advisory Council for the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (Smart Meter) program has recently been formed...
- Smart Meters and electrical safety
24 Feb 2012
There have been a number of recent media reports of Smart Meters exploding. It appears that a small number of meters were damaged as a result of a lightning strike...
- Smart Meter rollout update
14 Dec 2011
The Victorian Government’s review of the Smart Meter program has found the most responsible option is to continue the meter rollout, with improvements which bring greater benefits to households...