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Security Risks and Technology Obsolescence Reduce Smart Meter Expected Lifetimes

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions, Updated October 15, 2018 Key Article Points: Meter manufacturers and most utility companies attempting to justify large-scale smart meter deployments claim useful life values in the range of 15 to 20 years. Those individuals 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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