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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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Kentucky utilities try again to get approval for Smart Meter roll-out; Attorney General calls proposal “premature”

Last March, [Attorney General Andy] Beshear successfully fought to get smart meters cleaved from a plan to increases rates as too expensive. “After careful review of the filings in this case, we find little support that smart meter deployment will … Continue reading

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Kentucky Attorney General finds “little support” that Smart Meters will benefit customers “in any way”; eliminates Smart Meter plan

“After careful review of the filings in this case, we find little support that smart meter deployment will benefit the ratepayers in any way.” Andy Beshear, Kentucky Attorney General [1] From Kentucky.com April 19, 2017 By John Cheves Attorney General … 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 https://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/2017-2018/billintroduced/House/pdf/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 Glenn, R-Midland. The … Continue reading

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Florida lawmakers’ bill would improve Public Service Commission

From Tampa Bay Times By Ivan Penn, December 5, 2014 Two Tampa Bay area lawmakers announced Friday that they have filed legislation to reform the state Public Service Commission following a series of controversial decisions by regulators. Sen. John Legg, … Continue reading

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Florida: FP&L wants customers to pay for fracking investment

From the Bradenton Herald, December 2, 2014 By Mary Ellen Klas, Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau TALLAHASSEE — Florida Power & Light wants to get into the natural gas fracking business and it wants its customers to pay for it. At a hearing … Continue reading

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U.S. National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners gave presentation on Smart Meter problems in 2011. Why aren’t they telling Americans?

Utility commissioners in the United States belong to NARUC — the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. CPUC Chairman Michael Peevey sits on the board as well as commissioners in other states who have been Smart Meter cheerleaders. State utility commissions … Continue reading

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