If you don’t know what a smart meter is please visit the blog No Mass Smart Meters and get educated. This program is sweeping the country with promises of energy savings. Unfortunately that is not what happens in most cases after the popcorn towers start appearing all over town. Utility customers have seen their electric bills escalate and refuse to change their patterns of usage just because rates are cheaper at 3am. Costs of implementing this “green” program are subsidized by government stimulus money, but the big cost overruns are paid by you – the ratepayer. And, many complain about the detrimental health effects of the frequencies emitted from the meters themselves, warn of fire hazards from the meters and are concerned about cybersecurity.
Listen to this radio interview by the President of the Scientific Alliance for Education who is creating awareness in Massachusetts and find out what is hanging on your building.
Click here, to download WSBS on Smart Meter (just past the bit on the weather)