CPUC Approves PG&E SmartMeter Opt Out ChargeCalifornia regulators said Pacific Gas & Electric Co. can start charging its customers fees to avoid having wireless utility meters installed in their homes.
PG&E To Allow SmartMeter Opt Outs In a major concession to SmartMeter opponents, the Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has proposed allowing customers to keep their old analog meters, and not switch to a SmartMeter, for a fee.
State Regulators Consider PG&E SmartMeter Opt-Out PlanState utility regulators are considering a plan that would allow Pacific Gas & Electric customers in Northern California to pay to switch off the wireless signals on their so called “smart meters.”
Power Surge Causes Outage, Damage In East Palo AltoFewer than a dozen homes remain without power in East Palo Alto on Friday afternoon after a power surge Thursday night caused an outage.
Pacific Gas & Electric SmartMeters Coming To Santa Cruz CountyAt the end of June, Pacific Gas and Electric plans to install SmartMeters in Soquel, Scotts Valley and Watsonville areas where opposition to the wireless devices has been strongest.
Mountain View Couple’s Refund Stirs PG&E SmartMeter ControversyA 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.
PG&E To Charge Customers To Cover Lost Profits On Old MetersCalifornia 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.
CPUC Says PG&E Should Allow SmartMeter Opt-OutCalifornia regulators will ask Pacific Gas & Electric Co. to set up a process so its customers can opt out of smart meters if they have concerns about the devices' potential health effects.
Marin Women Vow To Continue To Fight SmartMetersTwo Marin County mothers who were arrested for trying to prevent PG&E crews from installing SmartMeters, have received a warning from the district attorney’s office, but the women say they are not willing to drop the issue.
New Study: SmartMeters Exude Less Radiation Than Cell PhonesA much anticipated report from the California Council on Science and Technology confirms no significant health impacts from SmartMeters, but some remain skeptical.
PG&E To Ignore Marin County Vote On SmartMetersPacific Gas & Electric Co. said it will not comply with Marin County’s moratorium on the installation of wireless utility meters.
SmartMeter Protest Temporarily Shuts Marin PG&E Billing CenterA group of women gathered at a PG&E office in San Rafael on Tuesday to protest the utility’s installation of SmartMeters in Marin County.
PG&E Documents Show SmartMeter Snooping Widely SharedDespite Pacific Gas & Electric claims he acted alone, internal documents show information from online snooping by a former executive was widely shared with employees at the San Francisco-based utility.
PG&E Suspends Exec In SmartMeter Online Comment FlapPacific Gas & Electric Co. has suspended an executive who admitted to using a false name to try to join an online group opposed to the utility’s SmartMeters.