A smart meter is an electronic device that is installed at the consumer’s location and reports electricity use back to the utility for billing and monitoring. A smart meter may also be a device for recording natural gas ... More »

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The main health concern about smart meters is that they may increase the risk of cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Since they give off radiofrequency, or RF, waves, the meters are potentially carcinogenic... More »

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Smart meters measure the use of a product such as electricity and send usage information back to the supplier on a regular basis, according to the American Cancer Society. They emit the same kinds of radio waves — a type... More »

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A smart grid is an electric grid system that uses two-way communication between the grid and its customers to manage electricity efficiently with devices such as smart meters, smart appliances and renewable energy source... More »

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Smart meters measure the use of a product such as electricity and send usage information back to the supplier on a regular basis, according to the American Cancer Society. They emit the same kinds of radio waves — a type... More »

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A 3-phase wiring schematic is a wiring plan for a home showing how to connect a 3-phase consumer unit from a utility pole to a 3-phase energy meter and a 3-phase distribution board. Homeowners install a 3-phase electrica... More »

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A special tool is required to remove the lock from a water meter. These tools are known as barrel lock keys and are not available to the general public. More »