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Smart meters 4: a threat for our security and our privacy ?

24 October 2016 eric morel 0

This last post about reactions observed about Smart Meters addresses a topic that is very variably perceived according to countries and individuals: invasion of privacy. This is probably the subject about which our imagination is most active. I often read about smart meters “These meters […]

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Smart meters 3: are they dangerous for our health?

3 October 2016 eric morel 0

The third chapter of our saga on smart meters leads us on a particularly sensitive ground: the health of the consumers. Incidentally, the smart meters have awakened in many countries, a longstanding controversy, hardly fed for decades by the radio ham community: the harmful nature and […]

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Smart Meters 2: are they really expensive?

12 September 2016 eric morel 0

Second chapter of our saga on Smart Meters after the first episode dedicated to their usefulness: critics often argue about their costs, supposedly exorbitant . What is it really the situation? The total cost of deploying smart meters may impress and give credibility to the […]

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Smart Meters 1: are they really useful?

25 July 2016 eric morel 0

The deployment of Linky smart meters by Enedis (the new brand name of the French DNO) in France results in an emotional release of some journalists and consumers on the Web and in newspapers. Truths and lies mix: the public does not find his benefit […]

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Can and should we refuse electric smart meters?

25 April 2016 eric morel 0

In all countries where smart meters are deployed, individuals, elected officials or groups oppose their deployment? Do they really have reason to do so? In the invoked reasons for refusal, some seem legitimate (although I have not personally seen such cases): those recognized as electro-sensitive […]