Residents Displeased With 'Smart Meters' Can Voice Opinions Of DTE's Wireless BoxesIn Michigan, DTE has installed over two million smart meters, which report when and much electricity is being used by homeowners through radio frequency waves.
Capgemini Inks Smart Meter Technology Deal With Consumers EnergyCapgemini, a global provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, Monday announced a $40 million agreement to support a comprehensive smart meter program with Jackson-based Consumers Energy.
DTE's Smart Meters Raising Concerns Across Metro DetroitDTE says smart meters are safe but residents involved in the program can opt out by paying a $67 fee, plus a $10 monthly charge.
DTE Vendor Says Utility Hits Smart Meter MilestoneItron, Inc. (Nasdaq:ITRI) announced Monday that Detroit-based DTE Energy has now installed 800,000 Itron customer energy measurement devices, including smart electric meters and gas modules, in its Southeastern Michigan service area.
Declining 'Smart Meter' Could Cost Utility CustomersDTE Energy is proposing a one-time $87 charge and $15 monthly fees for customers who don't want the new electronic meters.
Report: Utilities Should Offer Opt-Out On Smart Meters Electronic devices that track electricity consumption without a meter reader going door to door are reliable and safe, but consumers should be allowed to opt out, according to a report written for Michigan utility regulators.
State Agency Wants More Info About Utilities' Smart MetersMultiple residents and city leaders have already expressed concern and now the State has started an investigation into the installation of Smart Meters on homes across the state.
Consumers Energy To Roll Out 1.8 Million Smart MetersConsumers Energy has selected Jackson, Miss.-based SmartSynch to provide the advanced metering system that will form the foundation of a grid and meter modernization program for its 1.8 million electric customers in Michigan.
DTE To Install Another 350,000 Smart MetersDTE Energy Tuesday announced plans to install an additional 350,000 electric meters to provide the backbone for its SmartCurrents program, which will allow electric customers to communicate with the company, provide detailed information about their energy usage and recognize power outages without customer input.
'Smart Meters' Coming To Oakland CountyDTE will be contacting over 300,000 Oakland County residents in the coming weeks to install new electric meters.
Consumers Energy Picks Meter Software ProviderJackson-based electric and natural gas utility Consumers Energy has selected data management softwre from San Leandro, Calif.-based OSIsoft LLC. as its operational data management and meter data unification and synchronization system vendor