Archive for February, 2013

BC Hydro reverses policy on Smart Meters

Utility provider says they will now work with resistant customers By Andrew Mitchell In an abrupt about face, BC Hydro reversed its plans to make smart meters mandatory across the province, saying instead that they would work with customers to convince them that the systems are safe and beneficial for homeowners. The decision to adopt Smart […]

A bad case of smart meter regret

by  Jennifer Lang – Cloverdale Reporter posted Feb 6, 2013 at 8:00 AM Cloverdale’s Vern Keller had his doubts when BC Hydro contractors installed the new smart meter in his home 10 months ago, but he didn’t raise a ruckus. He didn’t put up a sign or build a cage around his old meter, like some smart meter resisters. […]