The Smart Meter Fight in California is not going well but there are some very credible people continuing to push the issues and I believe they will make gains in the near future.
We must pay attention to what is going on in California. They are fighting the same battles as we are and we may learn something from their wins and losses.
Also see the actions of the president of the CPUC (California Public Utilities Commission and a judge that have upheld the rights of the utility companies over the public.
Also see this excellent article:
COMMENTS OF JEROMY JOHNSON ON PROPOSED DECISIONS OF COMMISSIONER MICHAEL PEEVEY AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE AMY YIP-KIKUGAWA
An excellent article that all of you should read. It is only 15 pages with some interesting diagrams. As Jeromy stated, it seems that the commissioner and law judge are living in an alternate universe.
The following graphic is an example of content from this article.