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BC Hydro Damaged Meter Box, Resident without Power

November 22, 2018 This month BC Hydro made it clear by mailing out a large number of letters to customers with Analogs, that “Radio Off” meters will be replacing them.   BC Hydro claims there is only 1% of British Columbia with Analog Meters, however the phone lines were jammed for weeks now, as people […]

Another power meter catches fire at Regina home

The charred remains of a power meter after a fire at a home on Pettingell Street in Regina Monday evening. (Adam Hunter/CBC)   ‘I’m glad it happened today,’ says homeowner just back from holiday CBC News Posted: Jul 31, 2017 9:45 PM CT Last Updated: Jul 31, 2017 9:45 PM CT   Ground shifting due to the […]

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 […]

Power struggle leaves Mission couple in the dark

For four days, a Mission couple has been living in a home without any electricity thanks to a struggle between their landlord and BC Hydro.  Jonathan Glasgow and Kendra Mangione, CTV Vancouver  Published Friday, October 28, 2016 5:50PM PDT  A couple renting part of a home in Mission has spent several days in the dark […]

Beware PG&E Smart Meters

Beware PG&E Smart Meters by blownnova – NORCAL-LSX forum – October 10, 2015: 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 […]

Who needs Hydro? Not Rotraut

posted Mar 17, 2015 at 9:00 PM Rotraut Knopp made headlines last year by refusing to pay her BC Hydro legacy fee.  She made it through the entire winter without BC Hydro power and she says she’ll never go back. Erin Haluschak – Record Staff Rotraut Knopp is looking forward to sunnier skies — literally. The […]

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 […]

BC Hydro cuts off power to home of defiant senior

by  Erin Haluschak – Comox Valley Record posted Nov 3, 2014 at 8:00 PM Rotraut Knopp lights candles in her Ships Point home Friday, after power was cut off following her refusal to pay a monthly legacy fee to BC Hydro to retain her analog meter. Rotraut Knopp has extra oil for her lamps on hand, an assortment of […]

Smart Meter or NO Power at All? Nevada Energy Sends Three Armed Men to Disconnect Power- Just for ‘Opting Out’ Read the Full Story Here   Nevada Smart Meters

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