Collaboration to improve power grid reliability from AT&T and Acclaim Energy


Abhi Ingle, VP
Industry and Mobility
Application Solutions,
AT&T Business and
Home Solutions
Dallas, TX, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — June 6, 2012 – AT&T and energy management solution provider Acclaim Energy Advisors have entered into an agreement to provide a service to business customers that can reduce their utility costs while protecting sensitive equipment from power surges and helping restore reliability to the power grid.

The Acclaim Energy DLO365(SM) or Dynamic Load Optimization, powered by AT&T, will utilize smart grid technology to provide low cost, intelligent power metering and control systems that enable remote monitoring and switching of loads from the grid to standby generators within seconds. DLO365(SM) can automatically reduce energy loads as small as 100 kW across many customer sites when called upon, either by a grid operator or another demand response program manager. Combined with security and disaster recovery features, DLO365(TM) helps ensure continuity of service and electric generation during emergencies.

“With the continued expansion of our AT&T smart grid capabilities, we collaborated with Acclaim Energy to help bring to market a unique solution that directly addresses ongoing power grid issues,” said Abhi Ingle, vice president of Industry and Mobility Application Solutions Group, AT&T Business and Home Solutions. “Leveraging our expertise in securely managing communications and data systems with Acclaim’s leadership in energy management, this solution improves the delivery of cost effective, reliable electricity.”
Benefits of DLO365(SM) include business and government customers of all sizes can participate, year-round participation in electricity curtailment programs that generate revenue for their organizations, and reduced peak consumption and increased savings.