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Nevada PUC lowers fee for rejecting smart meters

The Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday approved lower fees for NV Energy customers who are opposed to new smart meters and want to retain an analog meter.In a 2-1 decision reported by the Las Vegas Sun, commissioners also gave the utility more discretion to choose an alternative for people opposed to the digital devices that transmit energy use data remotely.NV Energy said residential customers who don’t want a digital meter will receive a refurbished analog meter that has been sealed and tested to ensure all meters meet applicable standards.Commissioners in November approved a plan to charge customers a $107 installation …

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