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Smart Meter Deployments: Based upon Biased and False Assumptions for Providing Eco-Feedback to Consumers (Part 2)

[Please see also: Assessing the Prevalence of Bias in Studies Showing Savings Linked to Energy Consumption Feedback (Part 1) https://smartgridawareness.org/2016/06/03/accounting-for-bias-in-energy-consumption-feedback-studies/ … plus other recent articles documenting the (so-called) ‘Smart Meter’ scam, here: https://smartgridawareness.org/ ] ———– Smart Meter Deployments: Based upon … Continue reading

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FPL “Smart Meter” Opt-Out: Final Comments Due January 7, 2014!

NOTE: Please see also: Florida Public Service Commission to take up Smart Meters January 7, 2014 http://drrichswier.com/2013/12/27/florida-public-service-commission-to-take-up-smart-meters-january-7-2014/ Docket # 130223 Florida Power & Light “Petition for approval of optional non-standard meter rider” http://www.floridapsc.com/dockets/cms/docketFilings3.aspx?docket=130223 From STOP ‘SMART METERS’, FLORIDA!… Just a … Continue reading

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FPL Admits that Time-of-Use Rates Are On the Way…

[CHASM comment: During FPL’s “smart” meter rollout, its public relations professionals have taken great pains to AVOID acknowledging that FPL intends to eventually implement “time-of-use” rates. Time-of-use rates incentivize electric usage for the times that suit the utility’s generating schedule. … Continue reading

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What’s happened to the millions of ANALOG meters removed by Florida utilities?

Tampa Electric (TECO), in a November, 2011 email, wrote the following in reply to a TECO customer’s inquiry about the fate of the analog meters removed by TECO: “… We are retiring all analog meters and not processing any of … Continue reading

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