Smart meter opt-out fees rescinded in Arizona, commissioners fearing liability
photo: The RepublicWarren WoodwardActivist PostAt a meeting last Monday, and after spending an hour in “executive session” privately discussing the issue with their lawyers, the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) rescinded the decision they made last December to allow APS to charge an extortion fee to people who refuse a “smart” meter.Last December the ACC had approved a $50 up-front fee for those not “grandfathered in” with an existing analog meter, and $5 per month to avoid [...]