smart meters

Josephine County Board approves smart meter ordinance

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Josephine County Board of Commissioners is officially moving forward with an ordinance revolving around Pacific Power’s smart meters. The “Utility Consumer Choice Ordinance” was formally approved Wednesday morning by the board. The county said the ordinance protects citizens from …

Smart meter ordinance moves to second hearing

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– Josephine County commissioners are taking action against new smart meters with an ordinance that would crack down on the fees for people who opt-out. Last Wednesday, the commissioners unanimously approved the first reading of the ordinance with a date set …

New ordinance to help those against Smart Meters

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. — Pacific Power started installing smart meters in Jackson County in July and since then, they’ve received a lot of push back. Some people are against the meters because of the radio frequency that the meters produce, however Pacific …

First of two smart meter workshops

MEDFORD, Ore. — Dozens gathered at the Jackson County Fairgrounds Saturday afternoon for a Pacific Power workshop on smart meter installations. Pacific power is hosting two smart meter workshops to help residents learn more about the new technology. Community members shared their …

Community expresses opinion on smart meters

Talent, Ore. – It was standing room only in the Talent Community Center, as people from all over Jackson county came to share their opinions on smart meter installations scheduled for this summer. Tonight both Pacific Power representatives and community members weighed in …

Smart meters coming to the Rogue Valley

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Pacific Power is rolling out “smart meters” for residences and businesses in Jackson County. According to Pacific power, they’ll work this summer to replace about 88,000 old, aging electric meters in Medford, Central Point, Eagle Point, Butte Falls, …