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ComEd’s Smart Meters are coming sooner to Chicago than expected – about three years sooner.
The utility company plans to switch all 4 million meters in its territory to the new devices by 2018.
Chicago’s south side started to get the Smart Meters last week. ComEd officials were displaying the new meters on the city’s southwest side today.
The Smart Meters are expected to save ComEd customers some $150 million dollars. They will eliminate the need for meter readers, and ComEd will know immediately when and where there has been a power outage.