• October 29, 2012
    By Deirdre Fulton

    In last week's Going Green column, I wrote about smart meters, the somewhat controversial devices intended to make our electric grid more efficient. I reported that anti-smart-meter activist Ed Friedman had written to Maine Attorney General William Schneider, claiming that Central Maine Power's opt-out fees (up to $144 per year, plus a one-time charge of $40) were extortion due to the fact that customers were being forced to pay to avoid/prevent harm, Friedman argued.

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