by Nick Delgado
Guam - Committee chair on Utilities Senator Tom Ada will be getting to the bottom of whether GPA's procurement of smart meters was really a smart investment for Guam. Guam Power intended to install the meters this month, but Senator Ada asked for the agency to delay the implementation after receiving concerns related to health, safety and privacy from his constituents.
"In fact, one of those constituents has filed a lawsuit in court asking that customers be given the option to opt out in other words given the option to say I want to keep the old meters and I don't want the new smart meters," he said.
An information briefing will be held this evening to allow the public to speak about the meters and for GPA to defend the $32 million smart grid project.