Connecting Point to Point
Power line, radio frequency or cellular – Aclara offers the right combination of hardware, software and service solutions to power your electric, gas and water communications network.
It’s not about picking a single communications platform – it’s selecting a partner with expertise and depth to deploy the right solution – PLC, cellular or RF – for your critical network. Aclara looks across every part of your enterprise to deploy the right combination of communications platforms to build a solid backbone for your smart infrastructure solution (SIS).
Aclara STAR®RF communications networks offer water and gas utilities superior performance and expandability, featuring reliable, flexible, two-way communications for utilities on licensed 450 MHz – 470 MHz frequencies. The system integrates with most water and gas meter platforms, allowing customers to use existing meter infrastructure or to upgrade to new meters without compatibility concerns.
Boost both the speed and capacity of your communications network with Aclara’s Metrum Cellular® for enhanced smart grid applications including AMI, outage and restoration management, and conservation voltage reduction.
Communicate with meters and endpoints anywhere your power distribution lines reach using TWACS, Aclara’s best-in-class Power Line Communication (PLC) platform. Take advantage of TWACS’ high throughput, exceptional reliability and vast coverage capabilities to automatically read daily and interval meter data, monitor power line conditions, detect outages and track restoration or deploy demand response solutions. TWACS is ideally suited for networks and feeders with high, geographically dispersed assets.
The Synergize RF Communications Network provides gas, electric and water utilities with a communications network with optimum performance and reliable and two-way communications. The network employs licensed 450-470-MHz radio frequencies for all inbound and outbound communications between data collectors and endpoints.
The communications network integrates with many types of gas, electric and water meters, often allowing customers to use existing meter infrastructure and permits for upgrades to new meters with full compatibility.
Connect with endpoints on your electric, gas or water distribution system with the enhanced speed, reach and reliability of Aclara’s Synergize® RF communications point-to-multipoint network