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Tim Hudak would scrap smart meters

April 21, 2011

Smart meters have allowed the province to introduce time-of-use pricing for electricity. The government said smart meters will encourage consumers to reduce consumption and run appliances during periods of lower demand, when power tends to come from cheaper, cleaner sources.

However, critics, such as Hudak, say it’s a tax grab that led to higher energy bills.

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