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With so many new technologies coming into play in your IT infrastructure, it is hard to keep your team staffed and trained with the skills needed to get the systems up and keep them More >
Apr 2, 2010
In our latest installment of smart meter anguish:
· Oncor gets sued by a couple alleging their electricity bill jumped after a smart meter was installed. Oncor says the suit is nonsense and that higher bills are the result of unusually cold weather. However, on Thursday WFAA reported that Oncor told the Texas PUC that 1,837 customers had been overbilled since smart meters were deployed due to installers misreading the old meters after putting in new ones.
Oncor Side-By-Side Meter Comparison Draws Mixed Reaction While test results from meter comparisons made Monday appear accurate, some customers say they want further proof from an independent study.
Reporter: Bernadette Flores and Micah WilliamsOncor Conducts Side-By-Side Meter Comparisons
TEMPLE (March 09, 2010)-One utility company is making efforts to restore consumer confidence in its new smart meters after months of complaints from its customers over high electric bills,
Oncor Electric Delivery began doing side-by-side meter comparisons last week in Temple between its new digital ‘Smart’ meters and the old, recently replaced analog meters.
Temple resident Barry Holmes said More >
Feb 24, 2010
By Doug Peeples
SGN News Editor
While it probably doesn’t make anyone feel better, we aren’t the only country where smart meters have a PR problem. Residents of Victoria, Australia’s smallest state, are up in arms about what they see as overcharges on their utility bills and concerns about the data intelligent meters can collect. Utilities, consumer groups and state government are getting together to talk it out, but considering our own experiences, that’s no assurance the problem will be resolved.
The controversy and hot tempers over smart meter rollouts in the U.S. are also erupting in Australia. Some utility customers More >