Site editor’s note:  Take Back Your Power (see is an excellent documentary that covers health, privacy and other issues associated with “smart meters” and the “smart grid” in an engaging way.  It has now been nominated for an award.  Voting for this award ends on the evening of Monday, February 3, so please vote now at if you would like to help this important film win!  

Below is a message from the film’s director, Josh del Sol, that you may like to read, which includes tips for how to use social media to spread the word about the award nomination and how to vote:


Dear Friends,

Thanks to all of your ongoing support, our film and the movement to stop “smart” meters continues to grow.  The latest exciting news is that we’ve been nominated for the 2013 AwareGuide Transformational Film of the Year.

We need your help to win.

Please take a moment to VOTE for Take Back Your Power.
We are thrilled with this prestigious nomination that will help to galvanize more people to support the film and to join our movement.

After you’ve had a moment to vote, please spread the word about voting with this link:

Email to your subscribers and friends
Post on Facebook
Share on Twitter using hashtags like #spygrid, #NoSmartMeters, #takebackyourpower
Repost to your websites

Thank you for all you do.

Josh del Sol
Director, Take Back Your Power

PS: Don’t forget to share this link after you vote!