30 Jul '11, 5am

Smart Meter resistance growing around world | Living Off the Grid: Free Yourself

Smart Meter resistance growing around world | Living Off the Grid: Free Yourself

AUDITS OF SMART METER PROGRAMS SHOW NO ENERGY CHANGE Inexpensive Energy Monitors with in-home displays show energy usage and they do NOT require a Smart meter that costs customers about $300 each (paid for in their utility bills every month) and $ Billions more for the Utility company infrastructure to support the smart meters (also paid for by customers). The smart meter in this article had NOTHING to do with people shutting off their lights. There are easier AND CHEAPER ways to remind people to turn off lights than to spend $ Billions of dollars for the utility company benefit so they can eliminate jobs, save money on meter readers (none of which is shared with customers) and shut off customer power remotely. Inexpensive Energy Monitors give REAL-TIME (right now) usage information and they can be hooked up directly to the home electricity. Smart meters do NOT give real t...

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