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Problem solved: Woman’s energy bill quadrupled after Xcel installed new meter
DENVER -- People around the Denver metro area are talking about new meters being installed by Xcel Energy in homes and saying they seem to be anything but smart. However, Xcel says these new meters are not "smart meters," even though many customers believe they are. The company has asked regulators for permission to start installing those types of meters starting next year.