Online Resources and Fact Sheets

There are many reputable organizations that provide useful information about smart meters. Here are a few:

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Radio Frequency Safety*

Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OHSA)
Radio Frequency and Microwave Radiation*

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
EMF (Electric and Magnetic Fields)*

World Health Organization (WHO)
Electromagnetic fields and public health*

Edison Electric Institute (EEI)
Resources for understanding the modern grid*

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
A Perspective on Radio-Frequency Exposure Associated With Residential Automatic Meter Reading Technology*

Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative Consumer Resource
Separating the Facts from the Fiction about Smart Meters*

Utilities Telecom Council  
No Health Threat From Smart Meters*

Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission

Public Utility Commission of Texas
Report on Health and Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields from Advanced Meters*

California Council on Science and Technology
Health Impacts of Radio Frequency Exposure from Smart Meters

Consumer Resource Center*

Testimony of Dr. Peter A. Valberg
Dr. Peter A. Valberg analyzes the health effects of RF exposure from smart meters. He concluded that RF from smart meters do not present a hazard to health.*

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*When you click these links, you will open websites maintained by outside parties. These sites are not maintained by FirstEnergy and FirstEnergy is not responsible for the content.