Author: Maria McCoy      Published: 4/27/2022        ILSR

Host John Farrell speaks with Michael Murray. Murray is president of the Mission Data Coalition.

Using an iPhone solely as an iPod would be a waste, but this failure to harness smart technology’s full potential is happening with electric meters across the United States. Customers have paid their utility for hardware and installation, but the utility won’t enable the meter’s “smart” functions.

For this episode of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, a rebroadcast from the Building Local Power Podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Michael Murray. Murray is president of the Mission Data Coalition. Farrell and Murray discuss how utilities are resisting data portability, even though customers have a right to their own data.

Listen to the full episode and explore more resources below — including a transcript and summary of the conversation.