Deaths-head Jester

[The Project]
[The ApocaDocs]
[Equal Share]
The Six Scenarios:
[Species Collapse]
[Infectious Disease]
[Climate Chaos]
[Resource Depletion]
[Biology Breach]


It's weekly, funny, and free!


More than 5,600 stories!

A great gift
for crisis deniers!

The ApocaDocs have a Book!
Humoring the Horror of the
Converging Emergencies
94 color pages
$24.99 now $15!
Or read FREE online!


Ping this story
in social media:

Posted Mon May 5 2008: from International Herald-Tribune:
U.S. electric companies offer "smart" power meters
As more utilities install "smart" power meters that track how much electricity flows into a home in real time, they are freer to offer alternatives to the average monthly rate that they traditionally charged to consumers.... Last year, about 95 percent of the participants saved money in ComEd's open-enrollment residential real-time pricing program, one of the first in the United States. The majority saved between 7 percent to 12 percent, the utility said. To date, about 4,000 of the utility's 3.3 million residential customers have signed up.
[Read more stories about: efficiency increase]

No reader quips yet -- be the first!

Got a PaniQuip?

Your Quip (limit 140 characters, no links, just wit):

First name:

The text shown in the Web image to the right:

We reserve the right to reuse, remove, or refuse any entry.

The ApocaDocs say:
Sometimes the market can work. But can it work fast enough?

More stories:
  • Trouble In Paradise: Global Warming A Greater Danger To Tropical Species
  • Deadly viral outbreak in China may not peak for two months
  • (U.S. electric companies offer "smart" power meters)
  • Too few vultures for Zoroastrians to dispose of their dead
  • Comfy stilettos? Give em the needle.

  • Want to explore more?
    Try the PaniCloud!
    Copyright 2010 The