Yet Another Study Dept: Maine Review Once Again Proves Smart Meter Safety

Central Maine Power officials found that radio frequency emissions from their smart meters were well below FCC standards. We now have dozens of scientific studies proving the safety of smart meters. They typically release less radio frequency energy than microwaves, … Continue reading

HECO says more PV was installed last year than previous six combined

Hawaiian Electric Co. reported customers on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island installed 92.8 megawatts of solar photovoltaic generating capacity in 2012, which was more installations than in the previous six years combined. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports Hawaiian Electric, a … Continue reading

Yet another Report Confirms Smart Meter Safety

A new Vermont state report concludes that smart meters emit far less potentially harmful material than considered safe by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). “It is concluded that any potential exposure to the investigated smart meters will comply with the … Continue reading

Hawaii Senators: Do Something To Bring Down Electric Rates Or We Will

Hawaii’s electric rates are so high some residents have been forced to burn candles at night and cook on kiawe, lawmakers say. Now, they want Hawaii’s electric company to do more to bring costs down and on Tuesday threatened utility … Continue reading

Meters and health impacts: no credible evidence

A new report from the Public Utilities Commission of Texas released last week shows no definite or proven biological effects from exposure to low-level RF and no credible evidence that advanced meters emit harmful amounts of EMF. The Public Utilities … Continue reading

December Maui Smart Grid News

December Maui Smart Grid News

The December edition of our quarterly newsletter, Connect, has recently been published. MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR SMART METER BY USING THE WEB PORTAL For Maui Smart Grid Project volunteers: Use your CustomerIQ Web Portal to help explore monthly bill … Continue reading

Guide to Maui Smart Grid Project Equipment

Guide to Maui Smart Grid Project Equipment

We’ve published a manual of information for project volunteers on smart meters and other available equipment. It provides explanations and illustrations of the various equipment and report screens. Download the 25 page PDF, Equipment guide for project volunteers   You … Continue reading

Maui Smart Grid news

Maui Smart Grid news

UH PRESIDENT PRAISES MAUI SMART GRID PROJECT University of Hawai`i President M.R.C. Greenwood spoke in Wailuku on November 20, 2012, as part of MEDB’s Innovation Series, on the economic benefits of research and development. She singled out the Maui Smart … Continue reading

October Maui Smart Grid News

October Maui Smart Grid News

VOLUNTEER MEETING SCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 4TH All Maui Smart Grid Project volunteers are invited to a talk- story session at the Malcolm Center Tuesday, December 4th at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of the gathering is to allow project volunteers to … Continue reading

Update on Maui Smart Grid Project

Free Home Energy Audits Are a Success! Home energy audits for the project volunteers who requested them are complete. Here is a story on how an audit is helpful: By viewing a participant’s energy use on personal data website, auditors … Continue reading