A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

PG&E’s Smart Meter Opt-Out Plan Carries Big Price Tag

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. is proposing to allow residents to switch off the wireless signals on their utility meters for a fee, but opponents of the devices aren’t satisfied.


A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

PG&E Introducing Smart Meter Opt-Out Proposal

PG&E was scheduled to submit opt-out procedures Thursday for customers who don’t want to participate in the utility’s SmartMeter program.

CBS San Francisco–03/24/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

Marin County Issues Moratorium On SmartMeters

Pacific Gas and Electric has been told to stop installing SmartMeters in unincorporated Marin County.


A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

PG&E Executive Snoops On SmartMeter Critics

A Pacific Gas & Electric Co. executive admits he secretly snooped on SmartMeter critics by posing online as a utility foe.

CBS San Francisco–11/09/2010

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

Santa Rosa Couple’s PG&E SmartMeter Surprise

It has been two years since Pacific Gas & Electric first installed SmartMeters in the Bay Area, and CBS 5 is still hearing complaints from viewers about overcharges. But one North Bay couple’s billing issues have nothing to do with technology.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/12/2010

Review: PG&E SmartMeters Work Correctly

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) _ PG&E’s controversial SmartMeters do work as advertised, but the utility’s attitude toward its customers falls far short of what it should be according to an independent review.


Fairfax Votes to Ban SmartMeters

FAIRFAX, Calif. (KCBS) – The Fairfax Town Council has told PG&E its SmartMeters are no longer welcome. The council voted unanimously last night to ban installation of the meters.


Growing Complaints Over SmartMeters

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) Opponents of the PG&E SmartMeter program picketed outside the offices of the state Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco Tuesday.