Smart Meter

How To Make Your Smart Meter Even Smarter

David Dodge | Posted 12.27.2014 | Canada
David Dodge

Medicine Hat has had no fires and Clugston says they are keeping their hands on the rudder. But without a clear benefit to the customer Medicine Hat, like so many other places, has allowed people to dominate the debate with specious claims about electromagnetic radiation, state surveillance and the like.

Smart Meter Critics Go Commercial

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Opponents of BC Hydro's smart meters are going commercial in their fight against the wireless transmitters.The group Citizens for Safe Tec...

Smart Meter Opt Out Will Cost You $$

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government is preparing to turn down the power on its high voltage plan to install smart meters in every home and buil...

Province Backs Down On Smart Meters

CBC | Posted 09.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. government won't force people to get have a wireless BC Hydro smart meter if they don't want one, but they are likely going to pay an extra f...

New Smart Meter Deadline Announced

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - BC Hydro has been given another year to finish installing smart meters in homes and businesses across the province.Hydro has installed 93 p...

Smart Meter Blamed For Power Outages

CBC | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada British Columbia

BC Hydro says it's working to resolve a complaint from a Vancouver man who claims the smart meter at his home keeps causing power outages. ...

Smart Meters Are Good for Us

Ron Dembo | Posted 07.27.2011 | Canada
Ron Dembo

Most of us pay an electricity bill, but we don't have a clue about how much electricity we consume. We can't see it. We can't feel it. We don't even know what's 'normal.' Yet we all say it is important. Strange, eh?