HUNDREDS OF UTILITY LEADERS TAP THEIR CREATIVE VISION AT THE ACLARA CLIENT CONFERENCE
APRIL 22, 2013
More than 650 utility customers will gather this week for the annual Aclara Client Conference at the Marriott Kansas City Downtown in Kansas City, Mo. Those attending the event, which marks its fifth year, will drive the company’s product vision as well as learn about the company’s new developments in advanced metering infrastructure, cellular technology, consumer engagement solutions, and mobile applications. Aclara Technologies LLC is a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure technologies for water, gas, and electric utilities and is part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. The conference runs April 22 to April 25.
ANDERSON MUNICIPAL LIGHT AND POWER COMMITS TO ACLARA TWACS TECHNOLOGY
April 17, 2013
Anderson Municipal Light and Power has announced plans to implement the TWACS power-line communications system from to read electric meters. The utility will employ the system to reduce costs and improve service to the almost 60,000 residents of Anderson, Ind., a city about 25 miles northeast of Indianapolis.
ACLARA ANNOUNCES ETWACS NEXT GENERATION ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE FOR ELECTRIC UTILITIES
February 19, 2013
Aclara Technologies LLC today announced enhanced TWACS® (eTWACS™) at TechAdvantage 2013 in New Orleans. Aclara’s TWACS power-line communications technology is the leading advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution nationwide, communicating with more than 13.5 million deployed smart devices and retrieving hourly data with a read rate higher than 99 percent for over 360 utilities.
Aclara Mobile Experience Offers Utilities an Integrated, User-Friendly Way to Engage Consumers
January 30, 2013
Aclara Technologies LLC, a leader in intelligent infrastructure solutions and part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE), today introduces the Aclara Mobile Experience™ (AME™). AME is a turnkey solution for Apple iOS and Google Android devices that performs a diverse range of applications such as usage tracking, bill pay, outage reporting, customer service and others. AME will enable electric, gas, and water utilities to integrate a diverse set of consumer-facing applications into a secure and easy-to use mobile solution.
ESCO ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF SMART GRID SOLUTIONS PROVIDER
January 3, 2013
ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE) today announced that it has acquired the assets of Metrum Technologies LLC, (“Metrum”) a smart grid solutions provider based in Waco, Texas. The transaction also includes Metrum’s research and development center located in Dallas. Metrum will become part of Aclara Technologies LLC, a member of ESCO’s Utility Solutions Group. Terms were not disclosed.
Aclara Announces Support for U.S. Department of Energy Green Button Initiative Improving Consumer Access to Usage Information
October 2, 2012
Aclara will fully support the next phase of the Green Button initiative, Connect My Data, which allows utilities to automatically deliver usage data to consumers through third-party applications that help them understand and analyze it.
ACLARA TO DEPLOY INTEGRATED CONSUMER ENGAGEMENT AND DEMAND RESPONSE SOLUTIONS AT FORT COLLINS UTILITIES
September 26 , 2012
Aclara today announces a contract with the City of Fort Collins Utilities to deploy an integrated consumer engagement and
demand response solution.
PALATKA GAS AUTHORITY TO IMPLEMENT ACLARA STAR NETWORK ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE
September 24, 2012
Florida’s Palatka Gas Authority will implement the STAR Network
advanced metering infrastructure to automatically read the 3,500 commercial and residential natural gas meters that PGA serves. Palatka Gas Authority chose the radio-frequency-based fixed-network to improve service as well as reduce costs.
Aclara to Deploy Consumer Engagement Software Solution at Sacramento Municipal Utility District
September 11, 2012
Aclara®, a leader in Intelligent Infrastructure technologies for utilities, today announces a contract with Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to deploy its best-in-class consumer engagement software platform.
Two-Way Communications Network for Gas Utilities Efficiently Collects and Stores Meter Data to Improve Billing and Operations
July 30, 2012
The new Aclara Series 3000 family of gas-meter transponders equips its STAR Network advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system with two-way communications capability, providing efficient, automatic, and hourly collection of time-stamped meter readings
Aclara STAR ZoneScan Cited as One of Ten Stand-Out Technologies at ACE12
July 23, 2012
Aclara’s STAR® ZoneScan leak-detection system was named one of the 10 Stand-Out Technologies from ACE12 by Water Online, a leading publication covering the water industry.
Aclara Demand Response Management System Advances Load Control at Twin Valleys Public Power District
April 26, 2012
Aclara®, a leader in Intelligent Infrastructure technologies for utilities and part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE), today announces a contract with Nebraska's Twin Valleys Public Power District (TVPPD) to deploy Aclara’s TWACS and Demand Response Management System (DRMS) technologies. The integrated solution will provide a single, fully-integrated platform for demand response, advanced metering and data collection, and power system management.
Two Wins for MDM and Consumer Engagement Cement Aclara Mid-Market Momentum
April 19, 2012
Lafayette Utilities System (LUS), which provides electric, water,
wastewater, and telecommunications services to approximately 62,000 electric customers and 52,000
water customers in Lafayette, La., will implement the Aclara Meter Data Management (MDM) system,
while Blue Ridge Electric Membership Corporation (BREMC), Lenoir, N.C., will deploy Aclara Consumer
Engagement as well as MDM. These two new mid-sized utilities cement Aclara’s leadership in providing meter data management
(MDM), meter data analytics (MDA), and consumer-engagement solutions that meet the diverse
requirements of electric, gas, and water utilities of diverse size and market.
Aclara DRMS Brings Comprehensive Load Control to Cuming County Public Power District
April 4, 2012
Aclara®, a leader in Intelligent Infrastructure technologies for utilities and part of the Utility Solutions Group of ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE), today announced a contract with Nebraska’s Cuming County Public Power District (CCPPD) to deploy the Aclara Demand Response Management System (powered by Calico). CCPPD, a long-time Aclara customer, has agreed to purchase the solution to expand the load-control capabilities of its existing TWACS network infrastructure.
White House Cites Aclara's Support for Green Button Initiative
January 26, 2012
Building a Strong, Lasting Economy with Energy Innovation… Today, the White House, in a press release from the Office of Science and Technology Policy, linked to Aclara’s announcement of its support for green button initiative, which offers usage data to eight million utility customers.