By jasonw on Mon, Jun 17, 2013 - 2:16pm

Opting Out - Smart Meter Removal

A couple of months ago my family opted out of the smart meter program through PG&E (paid the $75 removal fee and now pay the $10 monthly meter reading fee) and found a curious thing happen, our power  costs have gone down (usage numbers: 433kwh/34 days, 267Kwh/31days, 461Kwh/31 days (AC on for 2 days straight during heat wave).