Monthly Archives: October 2015

GAO: Hacking ‘smart’ meters can disrupt the electricity grid and FERC not monitoring compliance with ‘voluntary’ standards

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions On October 21, 2015, Gregory C. Wilshusen, U. S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), Director for Information Security Issues, presented Congressional testimony to the Subcommittees on Energy and Research and Technology, Committee on Science, Space, and … Continue reading

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Congressional Testimony: ‘Smart’ meters have a life of 5 to 7 years.

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions Introduction Testimony was provided last week (October 21, 2015) at a Congressional hearing regarding “cybersecurity for power systems.”  A surprising admission was provided by one of the expert witnesses that I will discuss here in … Continue reading

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Do Not Trust ‘Smart’ Meters or the Utilities

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions Why You Can’t Trust Smart Meters or the Utilities The National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued a grant in excess of $266,000 USD to Syracuse University to determine if smart meters will be ‘trusted’ by … Continue reading

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Are you ready to buy a self-sacrificing Autonomous Vehicle (AV)?

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions  Your government and colluding corporations are moving full-speed ahead with promoting the development of Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) that would be enabled by vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications. Some of the hype surrounding this technology-inspired initiative … Continue reading

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‘Take your smart meters and shove’em’ Say Johannesburg Residents

Source for Article: Roodepoort Record Johannesburg, South Africa — City Power might face a civil law suit as residents are sick and tired of so-called ‘smart’ meters, their defects and resulting billing issues. A mob of infuriated residents had representatives … Continue reading

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Universal Deployment of Smart Meters May Be Unnecessary in New York to Support REV Mandates

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions  Introduction In June we reported that Smart Meters May Not Be Part of New York’s Electric Grid Vision and that: “The groups that are party to New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) program are still … Continue reading

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