SUEZ North America

SUEZ North America has signed a strategic partnership with Aclara to improve services offered to municipal utilities in the US.

SUEZ North America will include Aclara’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and smart infrastructure solutions into its portfolio of services and solutions.

Aclara’s AMI and smart infrastructure solutions will include an RF mesh communications network, pressure monitoring technology and sanitary sewer overflow solutions.

Services offered by SUEZ North America include management of water resources and distribution networks, energy conservation and asset management. Aclara will support SUEZ North America in sales, implementation and management of its solutions.

The integration of solutions will enable municipalities to improve management of energy and water distribution systems to reach sustainability goals.

Allan Connolly, CEO of Aclara, said: “We look forward to helping SUEZ provide their customers with the expertise and technology they need to meet their local requirements. Aclara’s advanced smart infrastructure solutions will offer SUEZ customers new ways to reduce costs and conserve resources.”

Dominique Demessence, President of SUEZ Advanced Solutions. “Our partnership will make it easier than ever for our customers to meet conservation goals and solve distribution challenges today and in the future.”

The news follows the recognition of SUEZ North America as the Smart Utility of the Year by the Global Water Intelligence. The utility also received the Utility Industry Innovation in Water and Sewer Award from the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners for its use of innovative solutions to improve its services. Read more…

Aclara has in 2017 been awarded with Frost & Sullivan’s Global Smart Energy Networks Enabling Technology leadership Award.


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Nicholas Nhede
Nicholas Nhede is an experienced energy sector writer based in Clarion Event's Cape Town office. He has been writing for Smart Energy International’s print and online media platforms since 2015, on topics including metering, smart grids, renewable energy, the Internet of Things, distributed energy resources and smart cities. Originally from Zimbabwe, Nicholas holds a diploma in Journalism and Communication Studies. Nicholas has a passion for how technology can be used to accelerate the energy transition and combat climate change.