Beware Snake Oil Salesmen

There was a time when crude oil was sold as a medicine to relieve aches and pains. Some people bought the scam. Now, we have utilities and environmental organizations selling smart meters. Just as crude oil had some good uses, Continue reading Beware Snake Oil Salesmen

Smart Meters and Efficiency

Smart meters are being promoted as a key part of a strategy for improving energy efficiency. Some utilities, such as Commonwealth Edison, have sold state legislatures a bill of goods so that utilities can charge customers for installing smart meters. Continue reading Smart Meters and Efficiency