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Smart Meters May Not Be Part of New York’s Electric Grid Vision

At this website we have many times discussed how Smart Meters Don’t Make a Smart or Wise Grid.  We have also highlighted the fact that Northeast Utilities in a submittal filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities in 2014 stated … Continue reading

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Doublespeak: Chicago Suburb Claims Smart Water Meters Don’t Overcharge. “They Misrecord.”

An extensive investigative report was published this week by the Chicago Tribune dealing with so-called ‘smart’ water meters.  The report deals primarily with accuracy and billing problems for the Chicago suburb of Tinley Park but also raises concerns as other … Continue reading

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Hundreds of Thousands of Smart Meter Billing Issues in the U.K.

As it turns out, “smart meters” are not very smart.  Horror stories are beginning to emerge in the U.K. where customers are being left in “billing limbo.” As reported today at the Daily Mail: “Hundreds of thousands of households left … Continue reading

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Smart Meters Spiral Out of Control and “Livin’ on a Prayer”

by K.T. Weaver, SkyVision Solutions  This past week has been one of the worst ever for “smart meters” in terms of critical news reporting and negative revelations about these devices.  Clearly, things are quickly spiraling out of control worldwide in … Continue reading

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Ontario Smart Meter Fiasco Wins Government “Waste Award”

Introduction On March 4, 2015, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) held its 17th annual Teddy Waste Awards ceremony, celebrating the best of the worst in government waste. CTF Federal Director Aaron Wudrick served as host, joined by the CTF’s pig … Continue reading

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