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  1. Energy meters: GE Grid Solutions’ Electricity Meters Business acquired

    Energy meters : Aclara Technologies LLC (“Aclara”), a supplier of smart infrastructure technologies to electric, water and gas utilities globally, announced that the acquisition of the electricity meters business currently operating within GE Energy Management’s Grid Solutions subdivision (“GE Meters”) has been completed. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition includes GE Meters’ global headquarters in Somersworth, New Hampshire, as well as facilities in Chicago, Illinois and Bilbao, Spain. It also includes more than 300 employees in these locations as well as other employees located in North and South America, Asia and United Kingdom. As part of the transaction, Aclara has also acquired a significant intellectual property portfolio of active patents and patent applications, ensuring a seamless transition for GE Meters’ customers. GE Meters serves global customers with a range of residential, commercial and industrial meter technology. “The acquisition of GE Meters has been completed smoothly and according to schedule. We look forward to proceeding with the integration of operations and employees into a dynamic, expanded and highly synergistic organization that combines Aclara’s industry leading advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) technology with GE Meters’ 130 years of operating experience, technology development and commercial expertise. The combined offering will set a new standard of excellence for our industry,” said Allan Connolly, CEO and President of Aclara. Aclara’s goal is to offer electric utilities a comprehensive portfolio of smart infrastructure solutions that provide superior performance and operational efficiencies. Smart infrastructure solutions magnify the benefits of networks that perform automated metering reading by incorporating a range of sensors, communications, and analytic technologies that let utilities monitor their distribution networks, optimize operations, respond to issues quickly, and preempt problems. About GE Meters Headquartered in Somersworth, New Hampshire, GE Energy Management’s Grid Solutions electricity meters business serves global customers with a range of residential, commercial and industrial meter technology. About Aclara Aclara is a world-class supplier of smart infrastructure technologies to water, gas and electric utilities globally. Over 700 utilities in nine countries rely on proven Aclara solutions to connect with their customers. Aclara Technologies LLC is owned by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners. For more information about Aclara or other products, click here to go to Utility Products’ Buyers Guide.  

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    Tue, 22 Dec 2015

  2. Swedish utility chooses Kamstrup as its new smart metering partner

    Smart metering solutions provider Kamstrup will be supplying 27,000 intelligent electricity meters to Swedish utility Västerbergslagens Elnät AB over the next three years. Both consumers and utility will be able to improve energy efficiency.

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    Thu, 14 Jul 2016

  3. Vattenfall invests in remote electricity meters

    Swedish utility Vattenfall is continuing its extensive programme on the introduction of remote electricity meters for the company's 900 000 customers in Sweden. Ahead of the second stage of this programme, a framework agreement has been signed with Iskraemeco on the complete supply and installation ...

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    Fri, 16 Jul 2004

  4. Landis+Gyr achieves Smart Meter wins in the Netherlands

    Landis+Gyr will supply both smart electricity meters and smart gas meters based on the Dutch Smart Meter SMR5 specifications to all four grid operators. 

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    Tue, 7 Jul 2015

  1. Lincoln Electric System hires Itron for meter replacement project

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    Tue, 7 Apr 2015

  2. Consolidated Edison picks Aclara for smart meter, AMI project

    Smart meters benefit customers by enhancing network reliability  

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    Fri, 12 Feb 2016

  3. Aclara completes purchase of GE electric metering business unit

    The purchase includes more than 300 employees

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    Mon, 21 Dec 2015

  4. World-class smart metering competences move closer to Turkey’s utilities

    Kamstrup, one of the world’s leading suppliers of smart metering solutions, opens a new local subsidiary in Istanbul to provide better support and to be closer to their Turkish customers and partners.

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    Mon, 25 Jan 2016

  5. Landis+Gyr chosen for India metering project

    The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Co. chose Landis+Gyr to provide more than 1.5 million digital electricity meters for their modernization and rural electrification program

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    Thu, 24 Jan 2013

  6. Smart meters: NEMA releases statement about meter socket lifespan and inspections

    Meter reading: Because of smart grid expansion and advanced meter infrastructure, many utilities are replacing existing electricity meters with new solid-state smart meters and two-way communication devices.

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    Tue, 16 Apr 2013

  7. Elster selected for multi-utility meter replacement project

    After a successful pilot, Georgetown will deploy Elster's EnergyAxis solution throughout its service territory and install 21,000 Elster water meters and 21,000 Elster electricity meters .

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    Tue, 16 Apr 2013

  8. Itron delivers managed service solution to UK’s Utilita

    Utilita, a leading supplier of prepayment gas and electricity in the U.K., has signed a contract with Itron for a full suite of services in support of its customers’ using key prepayment electricity meters , Itron announced today.

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    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

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