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SmartMeters

SmartMeter protesters gathered outside of Monday's PG&E shareholder meeting. (CBS)

PG&E Earns $260M Last Quarter, Shareholders Meeting Met By Protests

PG&E is reporting higher earnings this last quarter than the same time last year despite penalties from the San Bruno pipeline explosion.

05/14/2012

A PG&E SmartMeter (CBS)

PG&E Execs Knew About Social Media Snooping Over SmartMarters

The former Pacific Gas and Electric Co. employee who spied on SmartMeter opponents did not act alone, according to California energy regulators.

04/26/2012

A PG&E SmartMeter (CBS)

PG&E To Offer Bills In Spanish, Chinese

Pacific Gas and Electric will soon start sending out bills printed in Spanish or Chinese to customers who request it as part of a settlement reached with several consumer advocacy groups.

03/09/2012

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

CPUC Approves PG&E SmartMeter Opt Out Charge

California regulators said Pacific Gas & Electric Co. can start charging its customers fees to avoid having wireless utility meters installed in their homes.

02/01/2012

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

California Regulators Map Out Smart Meter Opt-Out Options

A possible opt-out plan for state utilities is still months away from coming to fruition.

09/14/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

Santa Cruz Joins the Battle Against PG&E SmartMeters

Santa Cruz’s City Council filed a petition this week for the ability to opt out of PG&E’s SmartMeter program because of health risk concerns.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/27/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

Mountain View Couple‚Äôs Refund Stirs PG&E SmartMeter Controversy

A Mountain View couple who convinced a judge the SmartMeter installed in their home by Pacific Gas and Electric overbilled them for electricity use has reignited debate about the accuracy of the devices.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/05/2011

analog electricity meter

PG&E To Charge Customers To Cover Lost Profits On Old Meters

California regulators have approved a plan allowing Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to charge its customers more for electricity to make up for profits lost when SmartMeters were installed.

KPIX 5–05/05/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

Overheated PG&E SmartMeters Overcharging Customers

Some Pacific Gas and Electric Co. SmartMeters can overcharge customers when they become too hot.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/03/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

San Francisco Environmental Advocacy Group Supports SmartMeters

An environmental advocacy group has thrown its support behind PG&E’s SmartMeter program.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/10/2011

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