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Archive of Earlier Comments:
Laurel Barrick, January 28th, 2014: “Please note that NOWHERE on the Consumers Energy website nor the letter I recently received from Consumers telling me that smart meter installation for my address will be occurring in “the next few weeks”, nor the post card mailing previously received, do they say anything at all about an Opt Out being available and how to accomplish that.”
Vigilant Dave, January 28th, 2014: Laurel, This is normal behavior for Michigan utilities. We have heard this from other Consumers Energy customers and Detroit Edison in my area follows the same practice – they notify ONLY people who have previously refused a smart meter installation that there is an opt-out meter available.