Category Archives: Smart Meters

Let the Games Begin! Part 2: Maine Supreme Court Ruling and Opening Briefs to CPUC Phase 2 Smart Meter Hearings

As discussed in yesterday’s post, in a pre hearing last May on Phase 2 of the CPUC Smart Meter hearings, several parties urged the CPUC to make health impacts from Smart Meters front and center in Phase 2, especially because in Phase … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin! Opening Briefs Phase 2 CPUC Smart Meter Hearings: SCE; Wilner and Stop Smart Meters Irvine

7/16/12 (Revised 7/17/12) In the next few days I will be posting links to the opening briefs on Phase 2 of the California PUC Smart Meter Hearings.  (I was up until 4 Am working on a brief myself.) In an … Continue reading

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Free at Last: CPUC Approves Smart Meter Opt Out for SCE and SDG&E; Dr. Neil Cherry: RF’s Effect on Neurotransmitters; Public Space Increasingly Irradiated

Good News.  🙂 Today the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC)  approved a smart meter opt out option for  both Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas and Electric customers.  Please share this information with friends and neighbors. From the SCE … Continue reading

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James Woolsey and Cyber Expert David Chalk on Smart Grid: Massive Vulnerability

This is from director Josh Del Sol’s upcoming film on Smart Meters  “Take Back Your Power.” “One of the most amazing things that has happened to mankind in the last hundred years is the Internet. It’s given us possibility beyond … Continue reading

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CPUC Issues Smart Meter Opt Out Proposed Rulings For SDG&E and SCE: SCE Will Not Allow Everyone to Have An Analog

The CPUC has issued their proposed rulings (to be voted upon in April) for opting out of a Smart Meter for both San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison.  Both proposals are similar to PG&E’s, with the utilities … Continue reading

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Warning To SCE Customers with Wireless Utility Meters

SCE’s SmartConnect website is urging consumers to go ‘read the fine print’ on the face of their new wireless meters once an hour to see what kind of energy use they’ve had. No one could make this up.  It is … Continue reading

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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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