I recently had the opportunity to interview the Chairman of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Robert F. Powelson, regarding his views on smart meter opt-outs and other issues affecting Pennsylvania’s energy future. Because I live and practice in Pennsylvania, I may be biased but I think Smart Grid Legal News readers will agree it is

The Public Utility Commission of Texas received a joint petition filed by 119 Petitioners, requesting the PUCT initiate an emergency and ordinary rulemaking to prohibit further deployment of smart meters. The petition also wanted the PUCT to require the removal of smart meters already installed. Pleading in the alternative, Petitioners ask the Commission to formulate