Category Archives: “Opt Out” Issues

CPUC Smart Meter Opt Out Ruling: The Good and The Bad

The CPUC, which seems bloated with industry insiders, voted on February 1, 2012, to approve a proposal which will allow PG&E customers in California  (see note*) who want analog meters to pay a $75 dollar upfront “install” fee (which you … Continue reading

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“People Aren’t Going to Take Getting Microwaved in Their Own Homes” (Interviews Post CPUC’s Smart Meter Opt Out Ruling)

“I think it was very very significant that Obama sent out I believe it was the head of the department of energy Chopra to speak to the CPUC on this.  They’re really worried about what is going and they know that we have a momentum … Continue reading

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E-Mail Update: CPUC Meeting, Santa Cruz County Health Report, Inverse Square Law

Three Items: Important CPUC Meeting this Wednesday: Please Write to Commissioners; 2. Physicians’ Group Recommends Moratorium on Smart Meters; 3. Santa Cruz Health Department Report on Smart Meters. 1. CPUC Meeting This Wednesday, February 1, 2012,  the CPUC will be … Continue reading

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“We’re Having A Dicken’s Moment.” Santa Cruz Board Grills PG&E For Shutting Off Power to Customers Made Sick From Smart Meters

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Update: Irvine City Council Meeting Tonight, Joshua Hart’s Article, Opt Out Issues

If you can, please come to  Irvine City Council Meeting tonight, 12/13/11:  Public Comments could be any time after 5 PM.  I agree with author B. Blake Levitt that we need to hold all our elected officials accountable. See Joshua … Continue reading

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Civil Disobedience to Protect Their Health: Northern Californian Residents Return Their Smart Meters

When PG&E refused to remove their “smart” meters after they complained about health effects, a group of residents from Capitola, California, decided their utility company did not have the right to “sicken” them and hired a professional electrician to replace … Continue reading

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CPUC Judge Shuts Down Video Smart Meter Workshop; Also Repeater Transmitters

I’m viewing on tape the CPUC  Smart Meter Workshop which was overseen by Judge Amy Yip-Kikugawa (to view, scroll down to video, part one, dated 9/14/11). It’s a workshop to explore opt out options for the Smart Meters.   At 1:42 … Continue reading

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