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BC Hydro admits Analogs are available in the marketplace but we can’t have them

StopSmartMetersBC Update 2018-10-27  :  “BC Hydro admits analogs are available in the marketplace but we can’t have them” – http://www.stopsmartmetersbc.com/2018-10-27-bc-hydro-admits-analogs-are-available-in-the-marketplace-but-we-cant-have-them/   1)  A member sent me an email she received from BC Hydro in response to her telling them about her concerns with smeters. The letter is filled with twists, inaccuracies and plain old lies. […]

Some Duke Energy customers claim smart meters are making them sick.

Here’s how you can opt out. Tonya Simpson, Diane Wilson Monday, October 01, 2018 06:30PM New options are now available for some Duke Energy customers who want to “opt out” of a controversial new technology. Starting Oct. 1, Duke Energy Carolina customers will have the option of saying ‘no’ to having new smart meters installed […]

Port Hardy resident furious over smart meter installation

“They came into my house without consent and it wasn’t even a BC Hydro employee.” TYSON WHITNEY  Sep. 14, 2018 11:55 a.m. Al Dodd is livid that BC Hydro went on his property without permission and installed a smart meter against his wishes. Dodd, who lives on Daphne Street in Port Hardy and has been firmly […]

India : Schools, markets closed as Kota protests Smart Metre installation

The TIMES of INDIA  :  TNN   Aug 11, 2018 KOTA : In protest against the installation of smart metres by Kota Electricity Distribution Limited (KEDL), a franchise of Jaipur Vidyutt Vitran Nigam Limited (JVVNL) and high electricity bills from them, the markets, private schools and other commercial institutions in Kota city on Friday remained completely […]

California : Smart meters are coming to Siskiyou County

By Tim Holt Posted Jul 24, 2018 at 12:01 AM Installation of “Smart” meters began this week in Siskiyou County. The new meters will replace existing “analog” meters that require on-site readings to determine a customer’s energy use. With the new meters, a customer’s energy use can be monitored daily, even hourly, from a remote location by the utility. While saving […]

New Mexico rejects PNM Smart Meter proposal — “it does not promote the public interest”

Posted on April 11, 2018 by SmartMeterHarm.org April 11, 2018 “The  plan presented in the Application does not provide a net public benefit and it does not promote the public interest.” — New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, April 11, 2018 Recommended Decision 3-19-18 Final Decision, 4-11-18 Case No. 15-00312-UT Today, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission denied […]

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Judge says Peco customer can relocate a smart meter, but not get rid of it

Updated: MARCH 21, 2018 — 1:06 PM EDT Andrew Maykuth, Staff Writer A Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission administrative law judge has ruled that a New Hope customer who says a Peco smart meter made her sick can’t force the utility to replace the wireless device, but she can pay to move the equipment away from her […]

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“Irresponsible installation”: Coquitlam Mayor calls out utility poles

By Michelle Morton  Reporter/News Anchor  CKNW Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart took to Facebook on Tuesday to complain about two utility poles installed by Telus, which he said could hurt someone. “It’s downright dangerous, this is equipment including significant wiring within about six feet of the ground right next to our community centre and most of the wiring […]

Chasing the solar dream in B.C.:  It takes cash and commitment

  RANDY SHORE Updated: July 21, 2017 Joanna Zilsel has solar panels on her roof and an electric car in her driveway. RANDY SHORE / PNG   If your solar dream is to go off the grid and cock a snook at B.C. Hydro in the process, dream on.  For all solar electricity’s advantages, in […]

Smart meter foes go cold

Nicholas Johansen – Dec 16, 2016 / 5:00 am As the temperature continues to drop into negative double digits, several people in the Okanagan and Kootenays are without electricity in their homes, after refusing smart meters. While FortisBC wouldn’t provide an exact number, the utility company says “fewer than 10” electricity customers have had their power turned […]

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