Owners can shut out Linky

Power network firm Enedis cannot go into homes to fit Linky smart meters without the owners’ consent.

After a challenge by the Haute-Garonne prefect, a Toulouse court struck out a by-law banning Enedis by the mayor of Blagnac but retained a section on residents’ common-law right to refuse entry.

All 28 residents in Gez-ez-Angles, Hautes-Pyrénées, voted to bar Enedis fitting Linky, while in Ain, a woman literally barred the firm, padlocking her meter cupboard. 

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