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Michigan: Battle over Smart Meters, DTE threatens shutoff (VIDEO)

From WXYZ – TV Detroit / Channel 7 Published on Aug 14, 2017 Ann Arbor protesters upset with DTE Energy in dispute over Smart Meters.

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Michigan: Sen. Patrick Colbeck talks about security problems and other threats with Smart Meters

8 minute testimony by Michigan Senator Patrick Colbeck on the vulnerabilities of smart meters. He has a highly technical background in aerospace and states what many of us have said for years regarding their threats to individuals and the grid. … Continue reading

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Disabled veteran disputes bill increase, smart meter reading

On the newscast. the reporters say that they’ve been hearing from other people about high bills, and they give information on the two upcoming Michigan legislature hearings on the Smart Meter bill. From ABC 12, Michigan VIDEO on website By … Continue reading

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Michigan: Bipartisan support for legislation; HB 4220 bans opt-out fees; utilities would be forced to remove unwanted Smart Meters

House Bill #4220 Click to access 2017-HIB-4220.pdf From WZZM ABC 13 by April Stevens February 17, 2017 LANSING, MICH. – Michigan homeowners may be able to reject ‘smart meters’ at no charge under a bipartisan legislation introduced by Rep. Gary … Continue reading

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Michigan: State representative seeking support for bill to ban opt-out fees

From WILX, News 10 February 7, 2017 LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – There’s a move in the state legislature to get rid of fees that utilities charge to customers who want to keep their “old meters”. On Friday, News 10 reported … Continue reading

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Michigan: Consumers Energy lies to the public and begins installing Itron Smart Meters

Despite the known problems, Consumers Energy is forcing Smart Meters on the public. Consumers Energy tells several lies in this cheerleading article: Itron Smart Meters do not broadcast once a day. They broadcast 1250 – 26,000 times per day according to California … Continue reading

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(VIDEO) WXYZ Channel 7 — Analog Meter Choice: Michigan bill would let customers opt out of smart meters

From Smart Meter  Education Network Posted May 23, 2016 2:16 WXYZ Channel 7 reports on the introduction of Michigan’s Analog Meter Choice Bill. DTE does not respect customer choice, health concerns, and privacy concerns. Learn more about the bill at … Continue reading

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Michigan Attorney General Schuette: People should have choice about Smart Meters. Legislators agree

From Midland Daily News October 22, 2015 Glenn bill backs Schuette action on ‘smart meters’ Utility customers in Michigan would have the option of choosing between a new advanced meter and existing traditional equipment to measure their home energy usage … Continue reading

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States ask: Will Smart Meters save money or reduce CO2?

In 2008, a report was prepared for the New Jersey Department of Public Advocate, Division of Rate Counsel, entitled “Advanced Metering Infrastructure – Implications for Residential Customers in New Jersey”. It concluded: Savings to ratepayers. The estimates of savings to … Continue reading

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