TWACSTwo-Way Automatic Communication System
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The UMT for the FOCUS AX Polyphase meter allows Aclara's TWACS power line communications technology to take advantage of unique characteristics of the meter such as its ability to handle over-the-air firmware upgrades.
The utility will implement a TWACS advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) upgrade to offer Anderson customers more control in lowering their electric bills.
With eTWACS, utilities now can send and receive more data over power lines than they could with earlier generations of TWACS.
DCSI has manufactured and marketed the highly successful and field-proven TWACS two-way power line communication technology for over 20 years.
LOUIS, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-eight rural electric cooperatives and municipalities have implemented or signed on to use Aclara's industry-leading TWACS advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) in the first three months of 2011, continuing the momentum built by Aclara's premier power-line communications system over the past three years.
The utility, a long-time user of Aclara's TWACS AMI solution for meter reading, is also piloting the TWACS Prepayment Solution and the Aclara's home area networking (HAN) technology.
s TWACS power-line technology through Ambar Electroingenieria, Aclara's AMI distributor for Mexico, and prime contractor for the entire project.
Rushmore) and five of its eight member cooperatives, will deploy the Aclara TWACS technology advanced metering infrastructure.
The initial, prime contract, awarded to Ambar Electroingenieria, Aclara's AMI distributor for Mexico, provides for the deployment of Aclara's pole-mounted and socket-type TWACS AMI solution in Acapulco, serviced by CFE's South-Center Division, to support the utility's plan to reduce non-technical losses.
The initial contract provides for the deployment of TWACS AMI technology to five substations and 14,500 customers, with a provision for doubling the installation size without additional approval.
The TWACS fixed-network solution transmits and receives metering and utility data over existing power lines and is one of the Aclara-brand AMI solutions of ESCO Technologies Inc.
The Business Outlook described below excludes the impact of any future acquisitions or divestitures, and reflects the impact of the amortization of identifiable intangible purchase accounting assets related to Aclara Software, Aclara RF, Doble and LDIC; the impact of the Doble inventory step-up resulting in "lost" profit; and the amortization of TWACS NG(TM) software.