Monthly Archives: October 2019

California power shut-offs pose fire risk due to Smart Meters

In the report I released this summer on Smart Meter fire and electrical hazards, I explained the dangers which electrical surges pose to digital electronic meters. This week PG&E will activate Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) in many California counties. … Continue reading

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California PUC directs utilities to expand Energy Atlas — disaggregated energy data “to reveal previously undetectable patterns” online

From California Public Utilities Commission California Smart Grid: 2018 Annual Report to the Governor and Legislature Released February 2019 p. 29 Energy Atlas: A Geospatial Tool to Combat Climate Change Since 2014, the CPUC has been part of a group … Continue reading

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Oregon: Portland starts charging fines for missing Home Energy Scores

From the City of Portland: July 12, 2019 City to start charging fines for missing Home Energy Scores The Home Energy Score requirement went into effect January 1, 2018. Since then, more than 13,000 homes have received a score. City … Continue reading

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