Maine PUC allows customers to opt out of smart meters

May 18, 2011 at 9:53 pm

Yesterday the Maine Public Utilities Commission decided to allow customers to opt out of getting smart meters. This is an unwelcome precedent.

I’ve written before about why allowing utility customers to opt out of getting smart meters is bad policy, although it’s understandable why a public utility commission may allow it. Here’s how this decision will probably affect Maine…

Full story: Smart meters in Maine: PUC allows customers to opt out

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