While this is a pro-smart meter propaganda piece, there is a short section at the end about opting out. In England, the utilities and the state are not forcing customers to take smart meters. Instead, they offer an easy opt-out program when the utility contacts the homeowner about installing the smart meter. Did you catch that? The utility contacts the homeowner first and gives them the choice to opt out. Wow. Why don't we have that courtesy and choice in the Land of the Free™?
It is almost impossible to keep track of all of the smart meter fires and related safety issues. We jump from country to country and from state to state. The latest issue is in Florida where Lakeland Electric will soon begin replacing 10,657 residential smart meters over concerns they might overheat, General Manager Joel Ivy said Tuesday, August 26th.
Before deciding to install Wireless Smart Meters on, or inside, the homes, buildings, and businesses throughout your service area, did you produce an analysis to assure that the radiofrequency/microwave radiation from the Wireless Smart Meter System would be safe for your customers?
Power savings are frequently promoted as a benefit of smart meters. However, monitoring power consumption is also a good way of checking if someone is in a home or not!
Referred to as “the smart meter debacle” by a CTV news anchor, the Saskatchewan government has ordered SaskPower to remove all 105,000 smart meters that have been installed across the province following several fires linked to the devices.
Thought you knew the full story on the latest barrage of smart meter fires? Think again… This smart meter on the side of a home in Saskatoon was destroyed by fire in an incident reported at the beginning of this month.
CDC now asserts that "Along with many organizations worldwide, we recommend caution in cell phone use." As the lead Federal health action agency, CDC provides tips to the public on how to "reduce radio frequency radiation near your body."
Recently, I had the opportunity to measure the RF Radiation coming from an ITRON C1SR in Summerland, British Columbia, and the results were quite alarming. This is an Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) type of meter. This type of meter has been reported to being used in Nelson and Grand Forks BC.
This article was prompted by an opinion piece in the Naperville Sun on July 30, 2014, entitled, “We should worry about things that are truly dangerous.”
Professor Olle Johansson urges the Arizona Department of Health Services to share his skepticism of industry-funded research into the extremely controversial question of whether exposures from wireless devices - including “smart” meters- are causing preventable damage to the public health.