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Utilities are backing off of forced Smart Meter installs, PUCs getting wise
Nov 1st, 2011 at 5:06pm
 
Smart Meters are being removed and Analog Meters are being returned:

PG&E Begins Removing ‘Smart’ Meters Due to Health Effects
http://stopsmartmeters.org/2011/11/01/pge-begins-removing-smart-meters-due-to-he...


PUCs starting investigations:

"Commissioner Rebecca Wagner said there was misinformation or a lack of information when the commission approved NV Energy’s application to begin the project."

"She said she wants to look into allowing customers to refuse the installation of the meters and the implications. And she says the investigation should address the health issues and the privacy and security fears."
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2011/oct/25/nv-energys-smart-meters-be-investiga...


PUCs getting wise to the tricks of the utility companies:

"Poorer households are even less engaged with their energy supplier than the rest of the population," "There's a real risk here that they will also be the least likely to benefit from the smart meter rollout,"

UK.gov threatens to 'pull plug' on smart meter rollout
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/11/01/smart_meter_debate/

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