ST. LOUIS, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aclara, a leading supplier of smart infrastructure solutions to more than 800 electric, gas and water utilities, has been named to the 2017 GovTech 100, a compendium of 100 companies focused on and making a difference in, and selling to, state and local governments. The GovTech 100 companies are active in one or more market segments: administrative, service delivery, intelligent infrastructure and civic-tech focus areas. Now in its second year, the list is compiled by Government Technology magazine, a respected source of information for municipal, county and state governments.
Aclara has been supplying solutions to utilities since 1972. Today, Aclara is widely recognized as an innovator and provider of intelligent technologies and value-added services for utilities around the world. The company's growing roster of customers in the U.S. includes a formidable list of 800 electric, water and gas utilities, most of them municipals and rural electric cooperatives. Aclara customers include utilities as diverse as Consolidated Edison Company of NY, Inc. and Orange and Rockland (O&R) Utilities, Inc., DC Water, Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative, Missouri American Water and the City of Munroe Falls, Ohio.
"As a provider of smart infrastructure solutions, Aclara can also be considered a leader in civic tech, which has been described as the bridge between government's mission and modern technology's potential," said Allan Connolly, Aclara's President and CEO. "Our focus is on providing utilities with leading-edge solutions and a single point of accountability from initial planning to implementation and beyond."
Aclara's suite of end-to-end solutions includes smart meters and edge devices, advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), headend and consumer engagement software, installation services, provision of labor, and data analytics to equip operators with the actionable intelligence needed to manage their distribution networks.
Aclara, an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., is a world-class supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) and services to more than 800 water, gas, and electric utilities globally. Aclara SIS offerings include smart meters and other field devices, advanced metering infrastructure and software and services that enable utilities to predict and respond to conditions, leverage their distribution networks effectively and engage with their customers. Meter Reading Holdings LLC operates three sister companies, Aclara Technologies, Aclara Meters, and Smart Grid Solutions collectively referred as Aclara. Aclara won a Frost & Sullivan Global Smart Energy Networks Enabling Technology Leadership Award in 2017 and was named a finalist in three categories of the Platts Global Energy Awards in 2016. Aclara has also been shortlisted for the 2017 UK Energy Innovation Awards. Visit us at Aclara.com, follow us on Twitter @AclaraSolutions or read our blog.
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