Monthly Archives: July 2014

Florida report on energy company influence over legislature and Public Service Commission

http://smartmeterharm.org/2014/07/27/do-energy-companies-own-florida-legislators-and-the-public-service-commission/ [CHASM comment: Good article on the state of the FPSC and the utilities prepared by Smart Meter Harm in California at the above link.] Also noted in the article: “Meanwhile, the Florida energy companies will ask the PSC tomorrow … Continue reading

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FP&L, Duke, TECO seek to cut conservation goals; FL PSC blocks PUBLIC testimony!

[CHASM comment: So much for the lies that smart meters will help save energy and avoid building power plants.] Utilities will ask PSC for permission to gut energy-saving goals | Tampa Bay Times http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/energy/utilities-will-ask-psc-for-permission-to-gut-energy-saving-goals/2189192 — FP&L, Duke, TECO seek to … Continue reading

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Smart Meters Pose New Risks for Energy Industry

Smart Meters Pose New Risks for Energy Industry http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2014/07/18/335214.htm EXCERPT: Traditionally, energy utilities have kept infrastructure like power plants safe from cyber attack by keeping it separate from the open Internet. But that is rapidly changing as a new generation … Continue reading

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When Smart Meters Get Hacked: The Nightmare Scenario

http://smartgridawareness.org/2014/06/09/the-smart-meter-nightmare-scenario/ Nick Hunn [1] is a wireless technology expert who is quite skeptical of the purported benefits of smart meters and the current level of smart grid system security. He recently wrote an article entitled, “When Smart Meters Get Hacked” … Continue reading

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When Will the Smart Meter Insanity End?

When Will the Smart Meter Insanity End? http://stopsmartmeters.org/2014/07/09/when-will-the-smart-meter-insanity-end/

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[2010] Analysis: Truth to criticism of Florida PSC

Analysis: Truth to criticism of Florida PSC http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20101023/ARTICLE/10231027 Published: Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 1:00 a.m. TALLAHASSEE – When former Florida Public Service Commission chairwoman Nancy Argenziano resigned last week to make political endorsements, she delivered a stinging — yet … Continue reading

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Latest ‘Martin Petition’ Filing Challenges FPL ‘Smart Meter’ Costs

http://www.floridapsc.com/library/FILINGS/14/03321-14/03321-14.pdf EXCERPT FROM CONCLUSION: Q. What should the Commission do to arrive at fair, just and reasonable rates for NSMR customers? A. In order for fair, just and reasonable rates to be calculated the Commission should either 1) open up … Continue reading

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