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After receiving numerous complaints about health and privacy concerns with the wireless, digital devices, Maine's Public Utility Commission voted to allow customers to opt out of the meters, at a cost of $12 a month. Connecticut is one of the latest states to consider smart metering. Regulators declined a request by the state's largest utility, Connecticut Light & Power, to install 1.2 million of the devices, arguing that the potential savings in electric bills doesn't justify the cost. CL&P already offers its customers time-based rates. Attorney General George Jepsen was quoted as saying the proposal would cause customers to spend upwards of $500 million on meters and get few benefits in return, a claim that Connecticut Light & Power disputed.