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Smart Electric Meters, High Costs?

October 20, 2016 - 11:28 am

In late September, City Council staff admitted Seattle’s electric utility had failed to meet revenue projections for the past four years. Despite a significant population increase, residential energy use dropped. City Light believes a large portion of the shortfall is due to conservation and a switch to more efficient energy devices. Reporter David Griffith spoke with local activist Sonia Hoglander about the utility’s plan for high-cost advanced electric meters, and its need to reduce costs.

For more information on Advanced Metering check out the Safe Utility Meters Alliance Northwest.

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