Utilities had no intention to save the consumer money on their electric bills. It is always the bottom line for them not us. When they rolled out the not so smart death traps their propaganda campaign highlighted a savings for us, the customer. All we have gotten is ongoing increases in our bills. Why do people continue to ignore those who are warning the public of the health dangers from exposure to pulses radio waves? It is urgent we stand up for ourselves because the government does not have our backs to stop this public health hazard. So on top of them breaking their promises to save us money; we are being exposed to unhealthy technology WHILE THE UTILITIES ARE MAKING MONEY!!…..…Sandaura
Most utilities aren’t getting full value from smart meters, report warns
- Most utilities are missing the opportunity offered by smart meters to help customers conserve energy, according to new research from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).
- ACEEE surveyed 52 utilities about their smart meter programs and six use cases, from time of use (TOU) rates to conservation voltage reduction (CVR). There are close to 100 million smart meters on the U.S. electric grid today, costing billions of dollars to install.
- Failure to optimize advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) investments could lead regulators to deny cost recovery and endanger future investments, experts say. Of utilities surveyed, ACEEE concluded only Portland General Electric uses smart meters to their fullest energy-saving capabilities.
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