Smart Meters 

The State’s Consumer Advocate says Central Maine Power is “bullying” some homeowners to have so-called “Smart Meters” installed on their homes.The Public Advocate’s office wants regulators to tell CMP to stop intimidating customers into accepting the meters.CMP says it isn’t forcing anyone who doesn’t want one to have a Smart Meter installed.In September the utility began the two-year job of installing the meters in Maine, which emit wireless signals. Critics say the meters pose health risks, but CMP says that’s not true.