21 February 2014 at 6:13pm | views 715

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Northeast Utilities on 'smart' meters: "There is no rational basis for this technology choice."

Northeast Utilities on ‘smart’ meters: “There is no rational basis for this technology choice.”

Northeast Utilities (NU) operates New England’s largest utility system serving more than 3.6 million electric and natural gas customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

In a written submittal filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, Northeast Utilities was highly critical of a proposed state plan that would require utilization of “advanced metering” or smart meters within the state of Massachusetts as part of an electrical grid modernization plan. In fact, the comments are quite remarkable in that they appear to reflect reality without undue political spin or bias.

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