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The Problems With Smart Grids: Dumb and Dangerous

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posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 03:44 PM
(Unbelievable long, 7 pages,) Holy crap, Smart grid and the appliances we use are not healthy for us. It seems like smart grid is really for the electrical grid company to control our lives. But it is being marketed as being green. Besides, the high radio frequency is dangerous to human health and wildlife, which use the earth magnetic field. Much more on the site :

Culture Change note: As if you weren’t getting enough radiation: now comes really bad news in the form of smart grids. GE -- the designer of Fukushima nukes and 23 nukes in the U.S. like Fukushima's -- is the largest manufacturer of Smart Meters in the world. The con job continues. The System is out to get us. - JL
How is it that so many intelligent, inside-the-beltway environmentalists are buying into an eco-health-safety-finance debacle with the potential to increase energy consumption, endanger the environment, harm public health, diminish privacy, make the national utility grid more insecure, cause job losses, and make energy markets more speculative?
Answer: by not doing their homework.
Welcome to the Smart Grid -- a government-funded money machine capable of intruding into every aspect of our lives.

Studies show that myriad wildlife abandons terrain when cell towers are installed. Cows have increased cancers, lower milk production, agitation [see Electromagnetic Fields], immune system disorders, more mastitis, miscarriages, and birth defects in offspring near cell towers. Birds with nests near antennas display lower reproductive rates, and chicks are born with birth defects. In simulations of whole colony collapse disorder, bees have disappeared entirely when transmitting cell phones were placed next to their hives. It is thought that RF interferes with their navigational abilities by coupling with a natural magnetic material called magnetite in bee abdomens.

posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 03:52 PM

There's actually a Jeffrey Deaver novel I'm reading right now called "The Burning Wire". The killer in the novel is an electrician who got cancer from working with powerlines for several years.

I guess this info "sparked" the writer's imagination!

posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 03:56 PM
To add to this - everyone is going to love the smart grid when it shuts you off when there's a heavy load on the grid. Here in the land of used to be plenty, apparently we need to be watched and controlled. I hate the smart grid. God, I hate that crap. It's the primary reason we're off the grid at our bug out cabin.

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Here in Michigan (they're coming for you when they're done with us!) the plan is to deploy the meters in all of the DTE service area. The reading equipment will be roving vans that collect the data from the meters as they drive by according to DTE. Plus some planned most excellent "public education" classes. A quote from the Itron "Spin" presentation which is here

Policy Challenges

Can we get consumers to modify their behavior?
> Properly assessed rates that truly reflect the cost of energy

How do we properly allocate and manage risk?
> This is not just about implementation!
> Useful Life – what should it be?

Accelerated Depreciation for current assets?
> Are we making “prudent” investments?

To what degree should we “forward invest”? Used and Useful?

How do we incent investment? Decoupled Rates?

Standards – What role do they play? Do we mandate?

To what degree is this a state, regional or federal issue?

edit on 24-4-2011 by billxam because: added content

posted on Apr, 24 2011 @ 04:56 PM
That is where other companies come in and make chips that eliminate or reduce that EMR or EMC so that people that live healthier and livelier than ever. BioPro Technology is one of them

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