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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 […]

Kamloops family mulls legal action against BC Hydro

By: Dale Bass  January 8, 2015  BC Hydro won’t reconnect a Kamloops family that had its power cut off last month unless the utility is allowed to install a smart meter that can have the radio turned off, for which there is a monthly charge. When the family called BC Hydro, the Crown corporation said that, because […]

Don’t want smart meter? Power shut off

10/11/2012   By: John Matarese Duke’s rollout of smart electric meters across the Cincinnati area has run into a potential snag: one local woman who doesn’t want one, and is now in the dark as a result. You might not think that would be an issue. But it is, because Duke is now beginning to […]