Awards and Recognition
UK Energy Innovation Award
The success of our award-winning Grid Monitoring platform with Smart Grid Sensors for distribution monitoring continues with the announcement by the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) that Aclara was shortlisted in the ‘Losses Award’ category for the UK’s Energy Innovation Awards 2017. The EIC awards celebrate the best new technologies and innovations in the UK energy industry, Aclara was one of the 40 companies shortlisted for the highly anticipated UK Energy Innovation Awards.
EY Entrepreneur of the Year for Central Midwest
President and CEO Allan Connolly of Aclara received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Award. The award recognizes entrepreneurs excelling in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Frost & Sullivan 2016 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award
Based on its recent analysis of the smart energy networks market, Frost & Sullivan recognized Aclara with the award for providing an end-to-end smart infrastructure solution for energy companies. Aclara has positioned itself as a strong technology partner for utilities as it transitions toward smarter energy systems.
2016 Platts Global Energy Awards Finalist
- Rising Star Award Company
- Strategic Deal of the Year
- CEO of the Year
Aclara was one of eight companies selected for recognition in three or more categories. The 2016 finalists, chosen from over 170 nominees from 30 nominating countries, were announced recently by program host S&P Global Platts, the leading global provider of energy and commodities information and spot market benchmarks.
The Business Journal’s 2016 Innovation Awards
Allan Conolly won the 2016 St Louis Business Innovation award in the Sustainability/Energy category for in pioneering innovative solutions for more than 750 electric, gas and water utilities, which revolutionize traditional meter-reading networks into smart infrastructure.