Allan Connolly's ACE14 Interview
July 22, 2014
Our new President & CEO Allan Connolly spoke with Angela Godwin, Chief Editor of WaterWorld magazine, at AWWA’s ACE14 Annual Conference & Exposition in Boston.
The discussion provides insight into Aclara’s new ownership, bright future and renewed focus on growth, as well as Allan’s perspective on the current state of the water industry, including challenges like infrastructure and economics, and water’s relationship to the energy business.
Aclara Offers New Service Offerings for Water Utilities
As part of its STAR_select™ solution for water utilities, Aclara Technologies LLC, a leading provider of intelligent infrastructure technologies for water, gas and electric utilities, announces a new high-level services program for water utilities that makes it easier to implement a successful AMI strategy.
Aclara Introduces STAR_prestige for Water Customers
Aclara introduces STAR_prestige™ analytics at the American Water Works Association’s ACE14, in Boston. The analytics solution is the first offering in the company’s STAR_select™ line of powerful and scalable solutions connecting its proven, fixed-network communications with a host of integrated product offerings and professional services for water utilities.
City of Canton Upgrades Contract for Aclara STAR Network
Aclara Technologies LLC, has inked a deal with the City of Canton, Ohio, to upgrade its existing STAR® advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) network with Aclara’s Series 3000 meter transmission units (MTUs).
Toho Water Authority Finalizing Deployment of Aclara STAR Network
Aclara has finalized an agreement with Toho Water Authority in Kissimmee, Fla. to deploy 45,000 additional meter transmission units (MTUs) over the next 24 months. This brings the total number of AMI-enabled meters managed by Toho to 115,000.
ACLARA NAMES NEW CEO AND PRESIDENT
May 21, 2014
Allan Connolly, an operations and technology executive with broad global leadership experience, has been named Chief Executive Officer and President of Aclara Technologies LLC.
ESCO ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO DIVEST ACLARA
March 17, 2014
ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE) today announced that it has signed an agreement to divest Aclara Technologies LLC to an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.
SIX ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES MOVE FORWARD WITH ACLARA'S POWER LINE COMMUNICATIONS
March 4, 2014
Six electric cooperatives in Florida, Missouri, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Texas have announced plans to deploy power-line communications systems from Aclara.
ACLARA TECHNOLOGIES GRABS GOLD AT CONNECTED WORLD MAGAZINE AWARDS
February 19, 2014
Aclara Technologies LLC has won a Gold Connected World Award in the Utilities category for implementing machine-to-machine (M2M) technology in its STAR® Network system.
ACLARA OFFERS UTILITIES SECURE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS ON VERIZON’S NETWORK
February 3, 2014
Aclara offers utility companies a secure, standards-based, and easy-to-deploy solution to backhaul data from meters and other utility-operated devices over a virtual private network (VPN) operating on Verizon’s network.
ACLARA ANNOUNCES NEW STAR NETWORK CUSTOMER AGREEMENTS
January 30, 2014
Aclara announces that two municipalities reaching more than 18,000 end points have signed agreements to use Aclara’s industry-leading STAR® Network AMI solution.
ACLARA LEADS INDUSTRY WITH RECENT WINS IN ADVANCED METERING INFRASTRUCTURE AND UTILITY SOFTWARE
January 29, 2014
Six rural electric cooperatives, comprising nearly 64,000 end points, have signed agreements to use its industry leading eTWACS advanced metering infrastructure technology. In addition, one investor-owned utility will use Aclara’s Asset Data Management solution as a repository to track nearly four million new and existing end points.
ACLARA DEMONSTRATES OPERATIONAL DATA MANAGEMENT AT DISTRIBUTECH 2014
January 27, 2014
Aclara Technologies LLC will demonstrate the iiDEAS™ Operational Data Management Solution at DistribuTECH 2014, January 28-30. The iiDEAS solution streamlines utility business processes in operations, customer support, and meter data management.
ESCO Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results and Announces the Potential Sale of Aclara
August 8, 2013
ESCO today reported its operating results for the third quarter ended June 30, 2013. Additionally, the Company announced that its board of directors, working together with its executive management team, has authorized a sale process for the divestiture of Aclara Technologies LLC (Aclara). The board of directors has retained Stephens Inc. as its financial advisor to assist with this process.
ACLARA BOOSTS TWACS TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT OF COMMERCIAL METERS
June 26, 2013
Aclara will now support the Landis & Gyr E330 FOCUS® AX Polyphase commercial meter, one of the industry’s most advanced meters for light commercial and industrial applications. Other commercial meters supported by Aclara’s unique Universal Metering Transponder for TWACS technology include General Electric kV2c and Elster A3 ALPHA® meters.