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What kind of data can smart meters collect and for what purpose?

What kind of data can smart meters collect and for what purpose?

In a 2009 report for the Colorado Public Utilities Commission titled “Smart Metering & Privacy: Existing Law and Competing Policies” by , we see the kind of data that can be mined from smart meters: An excerpt from Mr. Quinn’s report found on p.5 under Executive Summary: From these smart meters, detailed information about consumer electricity usage will […]

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Smart Meter Safety and Awareness

Overview of Smart Meters

Beginning in the spring of 2012, (recently pushed back from the expected October, 2011 start) Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) will be installing Smart Meters in all homes, schools, hospitals and businesses within their service areas. Pepco’s installation, which began in 2011, will continue through 2012. The new Smart Meters will replace the conventional analog […]

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Consumers Digest: Why Smart Meters Might Be a Dumb Idea

Consumers Digest: Why Smart Meters Might Be a Dumb Idea

  Consumers Digest’s William J. Kelly conducted an investigative report published January 2011. The in-depth investigative report covers smart meters from various angles and delves into details on costs, invasion of privacy and much much more. Here are the first few paragraphs of Consumers Digest’s investigative report on smart meters:

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