The smart solution in rural BC

The simple solution is to have the refusniks simply read their own meters and report it to Hydro or Fortis.

The simple solution is to have the refusniks simply read their own meters and report it to Hydro or Fortis.

The old meters can be read by anyone with a Grade 3 education. Many customers in remote locations do this now and see the meter reader once a year.

The $20 fee is simply blood money.

The consumption data for individuals and groups is less valuable to advertisers and industry managers if it is not complete. Schmuck meters are simply a way of sucking more revenue out of customers and changing their consumption habits to reduce peak loads.

Ed McGinnis

Fauquier