Archive for category Saskatchewan

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 […]

SaskPower ordered to remove all Smart Meters in the province

SaskPower removing smart meters Wed, Jul 30  2014 A major development for the troublesome SaskPower smart meters. The government is ordering the crown utility to remove each of the 105 thousand units already installed in the province. It comes after eight reported fires linked to smart meters. Mike McKinnon explains how much this is going […]

Saskatchewan to Remove Smart Meters

(video) SaskPower Removing Smart Meters (video) http://globalnews.ca/video/1483691/saskpower-removing-smart-meters SaskPower Removing Smart Meters Wed, Jul 30 – A major development for the troublesome SaskPower smart meters. The government is ordering the crown utility to remove each of the 105 thousand units already installed in the province. It comes after eight reported fires linked to smart meters. Mike McKinnon explains how much this is […]

Smart meter explodes in Saskatoon, weeks after SaskPower halts program

Brad McNairn, who lives in Saskatoon’s Willow Grove neighbourhood, told CTV his smart meter — seen here in this combination photo — blew out around 1 a.m. July 26, sending scorch marks up the side of his house. (Brad McNairn) CTV Saskatoon Published Saturday, July 26, 2014 6:47PM CST Another SaskPower smart meter exploded Saturday, […]

Some SaskPower bills double after smart meter installation

by Lisa Schick – Prince Albert. Right Now! June 18, 2014:  http://panow.com/node/457184 Before her new smart meter was installed, Chelsey Lemke was paying about $75 for power every month for her 1,100 square foot bungalow in Regina. Then in the summer of 2013, her old power meter was removed and a new smart meter was […]

Parks Canada defends Wi-Fi hotspots, says they won’t be in ‘back country’

Parks Canada says the proposed wireless hotspots in its parks would be restricted to visitor centres and campgrounds — “not in the wilderness, and not in the back country,” Andrew Campbell, director of visitor experience with Parks Canada, told CTV’s Power Play. Corinne Ton That, CTVNews.ca Published Tuesday, April 29, 2014 There’s been an outpouring […]

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