Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Smart grid: Some Glendale and Burbank residents want to opt out of new smart-grid system - latimes.com

Smart grid: Some Glendale and Burbank residents want to opt out of new smart-grid system - latimes.com


Glendale and Burbank officials are touting their new "smart meters" project as an exciting technological advancement that will help the utilities and customers track real-time water and electrical use.

But a small group of residents is resisting, saying they're worried about the health effects of the radio waves emitted by the meters. They also say the utilities' ability to view electricity and water usage as it occurs is intrusive and could change the rate structure.

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