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Kentucky regulators reject two Smart Meter roll-outs; companies allege 20-year meter lifespan and net benefit from program; Attorney General supports denial; is business case misrepresentation widespread?

As posted here, two Kentucky utility companies tried for the second time in January to get their Smart Meter programs approved by the Kentucky Public Service Commission, Once again, the PSC has said, “No”. — Order One key issue: These … Continue reading

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California: Alameda resident arrested for blocking installation of Smart Meters

See also Press release. From the  Alameda Sun Smart Meter Activist Arrested for Blockage April 3, 2018 by  Ekene Ikeme Alameda police officers arrested an Alameda resident after he allegedly tried blocking the installation of Alameda Municipal Power’s (AMP) new … Continue reading

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Smart Meter manufacturers are top sponsors for regulatory commissions’ national policy summits

NARUC is the United States National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissions – the umbrella organization of all of the state utility commissions. NARUC meets throughout the year, including two national policy summits, and an annual meeting and educational conference. “[NARUC] … Continue reading

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Lawsuits in California claim faulty PG&E Smart Meters started house fires

The video shows meter vendors GE and Landis & Gyr. http://abc30.com/video/embed/?pid=2660552 He noticed several PG&E employees got there almost as quickly, and he says one of them removed the smart meter while the firefighters worked. Firebaugh’s fire chief saw it … Continue reading

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Australia: Smart meter provider among first on Telstra’s IoT network

From IT Wire March 1, 2017 By Sam Varghese Smart meter and smart grid solutions provider Landis+Gyr says its applications will be among the first to connect to Telstra’s Internet-of-Things network in Australia. Testing of the IoT Cat-M1 network was … Continue reading

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New Mexico: Los Alamos County mandates Smart Meters

From the Los Alamos Monitor No opt-out for Smart Meters Advocating action > McLin advocates for class-action suit against DPU By Arin McKenna Sunday, July 31, 2016 At its July 20 meeting, the Los Alamos County Board of Public Utilities … 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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Smart Meters are a known fire hazard — new evidence revealed by electrical workers union

In a proceeding before the National Labor Relations Board, evidence was submitted that Smart Meter fires, burned Smart Meters, burned meter sockets, and malfunctioning Smart Meters are regularly occurring and are known to Oncor and CenterPoint, two Texas utility companies. The … Continue reading

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PECO lies about fire problems and fast-tracks Smart Meter installations in Pennsylvania

PECO says they’ve had no more problems with Smart Meter fires since they switched over to Landis & Gyr Smart Meters, according to a Canadian newspaper account That’s simply not true. Two fires were reported by the news media since PECO converted … Continue reading

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How many RF pulses per day from a Smart Meter?

Utility companies have repeatedly claimed that their Smart Meters emit Only 6 times a day Less than a minute Only a few minutes each hour (Southern California Edison — SCE) Once every 4-6 hours (Pepco) “Does not continuously broadcast all … Continue reading

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