With PG&E, you can choose the type of meter that you want for your home. You can choose a SmartMeter or choose to opt out of the SmartMeter. The non SmartMeter comes with a monthly fee. The monthly fee ends after 36 consecutive months. Fees are set by the California Public Utilities Commission.
You can opt out of SmartMeter participation with one of the following methods:
Visit The SmartMeter Opt-Out Program page for more information.