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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 […]

Beware PG&E Smart Meters

Beware PG&E Smart Meters by blownnova – NORCAL-LSX forum – October 10, 2015: http://www.norcal-lsx.com/forum/showthread.php?t=92048 posted October 10, 2015, 09:28 AM by blownnova On 08/31 I came home from work I had been working a lot of OT, I came home to a house with no power which I find out later that due to working so much […]

Kelowna Tenant and Smart Meters

By Kelly Hayes August 25, 2015  6pm Video Journalist  Global News Time is running out for a Kelowna man who is in a standoff with FortisBC. The man refuses to have a smart meter installed in his rental home. He says he wants to keep his old analog meter but FortisBC says that’s not an […]

Without power by choice

by Wayne Moore | Story: 144983 - Jul 29, 2015 / 5:00 am A handful of FortisBC customers have chosen to be without power after refusing to select the type of smart meter they wish installed at their home. Utility spokesman David Wylie said a few customers in Trail and a few more in Kelowna had their power […]

$4,500 Fortis bill for house which isn’t there

By Adam Proskiw  - Infotel News   Gary Fong was sent a $4,500 bill from Fortis for power used by a building that burned down more than six months ago. (ADAM PROSKIW /InfoTel Multimedia) July 24, 2015 – 6:30 PM KELOWNA – A world-famous photographer who lives part time in Ellison says Fortis B.C. has […]