Category Archives: Vermont

Precedent-Setting Smart Grid Verdict: Jury Awards Vermont Couple $1 mil for Microwave Taking of Their Mountaintop Home

Some really nice, artistic people– Felix Kniazev and Olga Julinska lived peacefully on top of a green mountain in Vermont with their two children until their utility VELCO decided to build a massive communications tower on the mountain as part … Continue reading

Posted in Citizen rebellion, Democracy, FCC, interference, legal issues, neighborhood organizing, Smart Grid, Vermont | 3 Comments

Smart Meter or NO Power at All? Nevada Energy Sends Three Armed Men to Disconnect Power- Just for ‘Opting Out’

Nevada is supposedly one of those states with a smart meter ‘opt out’ policy.   On the ground, however, the reality is a little different. “Sarah” (not her real name) lives outside Las Vegas, Nevada.  Like many Americans she has been … Continue reading

Posted in Changing a Meter, Citizen rebellion, Federal Government, Hawaii, health effects, Illinois, Installer Threats and Assaults, legal issues, Nevada, Physicians, Safety, SCE, Texas, Vermont | 54 Comments

CA Stocking Up on Candles as VT Gets Free Opt Out

Last week the Vermont legislature passed a bill that requires utility companies to offer a free opt out for its customers- we believe the first such state law in the US.   It’s not a total ban but it’s one step … Continue reading

Posted in California, Citizen rebellion, CPUC, Democracy, Vermont | 2 Comments