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Arizona: Epic failure! Electric co-op replacing all 40,000 Elster Smart Meters after 3 years, and APS replacing 20,000 Elster Smart Meters per year — due to communication failures

And Navopache is telling customers it is an upgrade — see webpage link below. Information and Perspective by Warren Woodward Sedona, Arizona April 20, 2014 Yesterday I received news that Navopache Electric Cooperative, a utility that serves customers in the … Continue reading

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Ohio smart water meter coverup: 72,000 billing complaints, “skyrocketing bills” for Cleveland Water customers; critical meter installation error or other problems?

Excellent investigative report from News 5 Cleveland by Ron Regan February 15, 2017 Excerpts: Cleveland Water uses Elster meters. Incorrect meter programming leads to billing error, but water officials failed to inform customers with skyrocketing bills A Cleveland water customer will high … Continue reading

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New Hampshire energy cooperative says all Elster Smart Meters purchased are defective

The Cooperative claims that the meters are accurate, however.  From the Laconia Daily Sun New ‘Smart’ Electric Meters Not So Smart By Bea Lewis, for the Laconia Daily Sun October 4, 2016 NHEC sues device manufacturer PLYMOUTH – The New … Continue reading

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Arizona: Enormous costs for customers as APS replaces all its Smart Meters

Arizona Public Service Company is the major electric service provider in the state. From the Sedona Times Epic Fail! – APS Is Replacing All Its “Smart” Meters by Warren Woodward November 23, 2015 Several points I have made about APS’s … Continue reading

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Arizona: 19,000 APS customers refuse Smart Meters; state conducts health study; are Elster Smart Meters overheating and malfunctioning?

The Arizona Republic newspaper reported on August 28[i] that 19,000 customers of Arizona Public Service have refused Smart Meter installation. This is again in stark contrast to the claim that only a small minority oppose these meters. In addition, the … Continue reading

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