The Maryland Public Service Commission issued Order No. 84926 on May 24, 2012 following a nearly 12-hour public hearing on whether to allow customers to opt out of the Smart Meter program. The Maryland Public Service ordered that customers can defer installation until it makes its decision on opting out. Inform Your Utility Company Today In order to […]
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“One of the top issues on the mind of Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner at his Oct. 8 press conference was Pepco. Berliner said he recently learned that at least one Montgomery County resident was over billed as a result of an estimation process by Pepco. It happened after some old meters were swapped […]
Published on the Washington Business Journal by Michael Neibauer on Friday, September 7, 2012 The D.C. Public Service Commission will investigate the health effects of Pepco’s “smart meters,” a probe that may result in an opt-out provision for customers who fear the digital technology could be hazardous. The PSC decision, detailed in an order released […]
There is a petition to fine the utilities as well: http://www.change.org/petitions/fine-pepco-100-million-for-power-failure You can read the full article on the WJLA.com: http://www.wjla.com/articles/2012/07/md-state-senators-propose-fining-pepco-bge-100-million-each-77811.html
What is a Smart Meter Deferral Update
Hand Out to Neighbors Updated With Deferral Addition
Send a certified letter to BGE stating that you do not want a Smart Meter to replace your current analog meter. We also recommend that you send a copy of your letter to the Public Service Commission.
This is a single page PDF sign that you can print out and post on your analog meter.
MARCH 15th, 2012: The Public Service Commission (PSC) and The Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO) now have confirmation that the smart meters are much worse than the manufacturer led them to believe based on a test of an actual smart meter. This letter is from Chris Turner who called for the test on his smart […]
Comments were filed on or before April 6th 2012. They can be found below and are in response to an invitation by the Maryland Public Service Counsel for comments regarding an opt-out of smart meters. Click here to read the Public Service Commission’s announcement for comments. On May 22, 2012, oral testimony was heard. There was a 5 […]