Archive for category Sensus

Toronto Smart Meter Fire

A GTA resident recently came home to find his hydro smart meter fully engulfed in flames. Kevin Zeller soon found out he was responsible for most of the hardware used by Hydro One and was slapped with a bill for $5,000. – FULL VIDEO

Thousands of smart meters in Ontario to be removed over safety worries

Some 5,500 of Ontario’s 4.8 million smart meters are being removed and replaced because of a risk they could heat up, cause an electrical short and possibly spark a fire. SASKPOWER In Saskatchewan last summer, SaskPower removed a model of Sensus Corp. smart meter from homes and businesses after eight unexplained minor fires. By: Robert Benzie Queen’s […]

Manufacturer defends smart meters after fires

REGINA – The company that manufactures the electricity meters that are being replaced in Saskatchewan due to fires is defending its equipment. Sensus, the North Carolina-based company whose smart meters have been linked to eight fires in Saskatchewan homes, says in a news release it has conducted lab tests and site inspections at the recent […]