News Reports Confirm That Utility “Smart” Meters Lead to Appliances Behaving Badly, Fires, and Explosions
July 11, 2018
By B.N. Frank
There have been problems reported by consumers all over the world about digital and wireless utility “Smart” Meters. Some complaints are because meters have caused appliances to malfunction and break. Examples include:
- September 6, 2010, PG&E California
- January 11, 2011, PG&E California
- December 2011, BC Hydro Vancouver BC
- August 2012, BC Hydro Vancouver BC
- May 2013, Duke Energy Ohio
- August 2017, Duke Energy North Carolina
Since 2010, hundreds of thousands have been removed and replaced all over North America because of fire and explosive risk.
These meters simply don’t work right. They never have. If you run searches online, you’ll find that a variety of elected officials, former meter readers, other professionals and organizationshave had many very bad things to say about utility “smart” meters for many reasons other than them causing appliances to malfunction and break.
Some others include:
Despite all the problems, utility companies won’t stop installing these meters. Some consumers have fought for the right to “opt out.” Some are still fighting. Some have filed lawsuitsrecently and in the past.
Why would anyone want “Smart” Meters on their homes or anywhere else?
For more information, visit the following websites:
- Center For Safer Wireless
- Center For Electrosmog Prevention
- Citizens for Safe Technology
- Clear Light Ventures
- Dr. Sam Milham
- EMF Safety Network
- Environmental Health Trust
- Generation Zapped
- In Power Movement
- National Association for Children and Safe Technology
- Parents for Safe Technology
- Scientists for Wired Tech
- We Are The Evidence