No. Your meter will measure your overall electricity consumption and periodically report it by radiofrequency to HQ’s information systems for billing purposes.
Hydro-Québec has taken steps to protect its customers’ private data. Those measures were underscored by the Commission d’accès à l’information [access to information commission] in its report of February 2013.
After learning of the mechanisms put in place, the commission concluded that Hydro-Québec “has taken measures to prevent the data collected from being used to deduce private information.”
CAI report (in French)
No. The introduction of next-generation meters has absolutely no impact on our collections procedure. This procedure is well documented and ...
A next-generation meter displays various pieces of information in sequence. If it displays “0 kWh” when electricity is being used, ...
Next-generation meters do not transmit any personal information about customers (name or address). The data transmitted is secure, because it ...