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Smart Meter Technology in Summerside

Smart Meters 3.jpgThe City of Summerside recently won a national award for all the work it's doing with smart meter technology. The meters monitor your household energy consumption and essentially talk back and forth with the Summerside Electric Utility. The selling point with this technology for consumers is that they'll be able to buy cheaper electricity. But there's growing opposition across North America to the use of smart meters. Our reporter Brendan Elliott has been looking into this opposition to see if it's something Summerside residents should be worried about.

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