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Illinois and Massachusetts require Smart Meters. Isn’t that illegal?

The federal 2005 Energy Act is very clear – Smart Meters are to be offered to customers and only installed if they request them. SEC. 1252. SMART METERING. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 111(d) of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of … Continue reading

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California government report on SCE Smart Meter program: Rising costs eliminate consumer savings

In 2007, Southern California Edison (SCE) projected a net cost benefit from their Smart Meter program  to consumers of only $9 million over the lifetime of the project. By 2012, that “very slim margin” had disappeared under increasing costs. The Division … Continue reading

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Jan. 28, San Francisco: “The High Road to a True Smart Grid”

An interdisciplinary expert panel will present a program at the Commonwealth Club of California Tuesday, January 28, 2014, from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m., called “The High Road to a True Smart Grid”. The program will cut through misunderstandings about the value … Continue reading

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