Archive for category Itron

Court told Itron meters are a Fire Hazard

Reed_Answering_Brief INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF ELECTRICAL WORKERS, LOCAL UNION NO. 69    page 2 – “On November 4, 2014, the Judge issued his recommended Decision and Order. In his Decision and Order, the Judge found that Respondent unlawfully discharged employee Bobby Reed for engaging in protected concerted activity and/or union activity, when he testified in a […]

Lloyd’s of London excludes coverage for RF/EMR claims

Letter to Government from Sharon Noble – Director of Coalition to Stop Smart Meters in BC (includes A&E Policy Document) Premier Clark, Mr. Bennett and Mr. Reimer, RE: Lloyd’s of London excludes coverage for claims caused by exposure to non-ionizing radiation. “Based on inaccurate information provided by ITRON, Health Canada and Dr. Perry Kendall, you […]

Itron Meter Problems

Examples of Itron Smart Meter Fires in British Columbia Canada

Manufacturer defends smart meters after fires

REGINA – The company that manufactures the electricity meters that are being replaced in Saskatchewan due to fires is defending its equipment. Sensus, the North Carolina-based company whose smart meters have been linked to eight fires in Saskatchewan homes, says in a news release it has conducted lab tests and site inspections at the recent […]

Fortis BC Smart Meter Installations begin 2015

Rally Coverage – June 2014

Vancouver / Burnaby Rally    Victoria Rally    Nanaimo Rally  http://electroplague.com/tag/bees-and-wireless-radiation/   Powell River More Coverage at StopSmartMetersBC.com   Courtney Rally http://www.stopsmartmetersbc.com/rally/smart-meter-rally-courtenay-bc/   Nelson Rally http://thenelsondaily.com/news/smart-meter-protestors-join-cross-canada-citizens-safe-technology-rally-31776#.U6jaqF64llJ  

Electrosmog may cause health problems, group says

CBC News Posted: May 25, 2013 3:21 PM ET Last Updated: May 25, 2013 3:45 PM ET Read comments Smart meters use electromagnetic frequencies to transmit consumption data to power companies, and some people believe they’re a source of health problems. (Toby Talbot/AP file photo) A relatively new type of air pollution called electrosmog may […]

Maintenance call ignites emotional standoff

Maintenance call ignites emotional standoff About ten of us tried to talk the owners out of accepting the smart  meter after their meter glass cracked and Hydro insisted they didn’t  have any more analogue or digital meters left to replace it. The  owners were insistent that they didn’t want a smart meter (they even had a […]

The Smart Grid is the Slave Grid

by Roger Toutant – Civil Liberties – Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada – July 25, 2012 We have all heard the hype about the “smart grid” and it goes something like this:  North Americans are using too much energy.  Consequently, the energy grid is under great stress and may fail.  Our only hope is […]

Smart Meter Opt Out?

BC Hydro will not say whether B.C. residents are able to opt out of its controversial Smart Meter program, a frustrating proposition for consumers who distrust the devices.” http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20120131/bc_steele_hydro_smart_meters_120131/20120201/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome Choice to opt out of smart meters unclear BC Hydro will not say whether B.C. residents are able to opt out of its controversial Smart Meter […]