This combination of undated AP Photos, shows left, a remaining analog meter in Clovis, California and right, a smart reader. Every day, PG&E replaces 1,200 old-fashioned analog meters with digital ... more 
This combination of undated AP Photos, shows left, a remaining analog meter in Clovis, California and right, a smart reader. Every day, PG&E replaces 1,200 old-fashioned analog meters with digital "SmartMeter" versions that can collect information without human help, generate more accurate power bills, even send an alert if the power goes out. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gosia Wozniacka
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 12:28 AM EST