Tag Archive: PUC

Feb 14

Overview of Dewhurst Meeting with TASM Regarding Smart Meters

On February 6, 2014, at the request of Texans Against Smart Meters (TASMs), the Lt. Governor called an information gathering meeting with his staff and four Texas Public Utility Directors.   This hearing resulted in a second interim charge being called.  There were several purposes for asking that the meeting be called: To present a line-by-line …

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Feb 07

Briefing with Lt. Gov. Dewhurst

Lest there be any doubts:    This means “Smart Meters”: Business & Commerce: METERING INFRASTRUCTURE. Lt. Governor Dewhurst asked the committee to monitor the implementation of advanced metering infrastructure to ensure minimization of utility customer costs. He also instructed the committee to analyze developments and make recommendations regarding the health effects and privacy implications of …

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Feb 03

SMART METERS: NO STATE OR FEDERAL MANDATE

By:  Justin and Elizabeth Padgett FEDERAL LAW The 2005 and 2007 Energy Bills were written to promote the smart grid and smart grid technologies, but they did not include any federal mandate for a wireless smart meter adoption and did not include any requirement that smart meters, wireless or wired, should be forced on all …

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Jan 22

Mark Your Calendars for February 6th, 2014: TASM Rebuts The PUC Report

Texans Against Smart Meters has been working closely with Lt. Governor Dewhurst in regards to the Texas Public Utilities Commission report by Alan Rivaldo because we believe it is filled with inaccuracies which need to be addressed.  The meeting will be held on February 6, 2014 at 12:30 PM.  The room is to be determined …

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Jan 15

Rebuttal to Alan Rivaldo’s Texas PUC Report!

To Texas’ shame, a smart meter report entitled, Health and RF EMF From Advanced Meters, has been put out by Alan Rivaldo, an unqualified former Xerox employee turned Cybersecurity Analyst, who has absolutely no medical expertise on the damaging bioeffects of EMFs to human tissue.  Incredibly, the Texas PUC sponsored report has been used across …

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Dec 21

URGENT ACTION REQUESTED ON PROPOSED SMART METER OPT OUT FEES

Are Utility Providers REALLY Seeking to Work With Consumers in Providing an Opt-Out, Or is the Public Being Shafted Again? Want to Replace Your Smart Meter with an Analog Meter?  If you do not act now, you could be paying up to $400.00 per year PLUS HUGE up-front fees!  The Power Companies transmit & distribute …

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Nov 26

On Market Decision, Lawmakers Question PUC’s Authority

On Market Decision, Lawmakers Question PUC’s Authority by Jim Malewitz, The Texas Tribune November 25, 2013 A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers grilled the Texas Public Utility Commission on Monday, raising hard-edged questions about the agency’s authority to overhaul Texas’ wholesale electricity market in hopes of ensuring the long-term reliability of the state’s electric grid …

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Oct 26

URGENT ACTION REQUESTED ON PROPOSED SMART METER OPT OUT FEES

Are Utility Providers REALLY Seeking to Work With Consumers in Providing an Opt-Out, Or is the Public Being Shafted Again? Want to Replace Your Smart Meter with an Analog Meter?  If you do not act now, you could be paying up to $400.00 per year PLUS HUGE up-front fees!  The Power Companies transmit & distribute …

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Feb 07

A Smart Meter Opt Out Program Will NOT Address the True Radiation Coverage or the Real Liabilities and Costs to ALL Industries

SB 241 – Smart Meter Opt Out To: Angelica.Cervantes_SC@senate.state.tx.us Wednesday, February 06, 2013 7:23 PM Subject: SB 241 – Smart Meter Opt Out Hello Angie, I appreciate being included in this important process and thank the Senate Committee for addressing a wireless technology forced upon their constituents. My comments and information on this file may …

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Dec 16

Public Utility Commission’s Next Steps

The PUC Commissioners asked staff to initiate rulemaking on allowing customers to opt-out of smart meter installation.  Commissioner Pablos asked staff to consider using meters with communications disabled.  Below is a summary of the major events of yesterday’s PUC meeting: The Public Utility Commission will take up its report to the Texas Legislature at the …

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