Shielding the vulnerable from power spikes

The debate over energy affordability and vulnerable customers is dangerously over-simplified. And in the process of electricity market reform the key question should be whether to assist or protect.

A recent Climate Spectator article raised the question as to whether pensioners are the number 1 enemy of smart meters. The article was positive in intent but suffering from an all too common and potentially damaging over-simplification of the complicated issue of energy affordability and vulnerable customers.

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