Tag Archive: Opt-Out

Aug 03

Senator Eltife Speaks to the Smart Meter Issue

John Tweedell, Texans Against Smart Meters Steering Committee member addressed Texas Senator Kevin Eltife in an email as follows: Senator we exchanged emails a while back about the issues with the smart meter and you agreed to help me.    The purpose of this message is to transmit the results of the opt-out provision provided …

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Jul 02

Opt Outs and Timelines

Centerpoint Energy’s opt-out is now available and has sent out the opt-out forms to the customers that have sent in their intent to opt-out.  If you have not done this you will not receive the form.  You need to contact Centerpoint Energy at 713-207-3434 to make arrangements and have them send you that form. Oncor’s Non-Standard …

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Mar 12

TASM Test Case Will Pave Way for Pilot Program for ALL Texans to Fight Back Against Smart Meters

East Texas Residents, Kevin and Monica, have been communicating with TASM (Texans Against Smart Meters) since January of this year.  They have been laying the groundwork as our test case for a pilot program to be rolled out later this year by TASM so that all Texans who do not wish to have these smart …

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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 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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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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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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May 18

Update on SB 241

It is looking more like SB 241 (smart meter opt out) will be heard on Monday.  The bill has been pushed back as the votes are not there yet.  It is absolutely imperative that you continue to call and email your senator’s office for continued support.  We also need the support of Senator Birdwell and / or Senator Seliger …

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May 16

DC Councilmembers Want Opt Out for Smart Meters

http://www.myfoxdc.com/story/22264532/dc-councilmembers-want-opt-out-for-smart-meters#axzz2TW9jT1jF WASHINGTON –  Smart electricity meters are raising new concerns in the District. These “smart meters” let Pepco read your meter wirelessly. But earlier this week, a FOX 5 investigation revealed a wide range of potential problems. Pepco has installed the meters at 270,000 homes and businesses in the District, but some D.C. councilmembers are …

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Mar 22

Reasons for Opt Out at No Charge

First, the deployment was never mandatory; therefore, paying to opt-out of a non-mandatory action is irrational and illogical. It is a punitive disincentive to choosing what is best for the individual, whether it relates to health concerns, privacy, or security. Second, the basis for health concerns is widespread. There are now over 6,000 peer reviewed …

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