SA Power Networks of Australia Selects Telvent for Smart Grid Solutions
Oct 29, 2012 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) --
Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it has been selected by SA Power Networks to provide an advanced distribution management system (advanced DMS) that will help ensure a reliable and efficient energy network. This is the first major advanced DMS project for Telvent in Australia and one of the company's largest in the world.
Telvent's robust, real-time solution will allow SA Power Networks to serve its 830,000 customers in the state of South Australia more reliably with better overall network management, and will form the foundation of SA Power Networks future smart network technology. When fully implemented, self-healing outage and demand response capabilities will support automated solutions for faster and more effective management of power outages, peak load events, and embedded generation.
According to Telvent's Chairman and CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, "We are proud to help SA Power Networks optimize its energy management in South Australia. Our solution will provide the data and detail necessary for the utility to deliver even better customer service. Furthermore, the flexibility of our technology will serve the utility's operations today while being adaptable to future conditions and needs."
Telvent's advanced DMS technology recently received a "strong positive" rating, the highest possible, from Gartner Inc., the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, in its March 2012 report "MarketScope for Advanced Distribution Management Systems."1 The Telvent solution is deployed in more than 25 countries around the world and serves 68 million utility customers.
1"MarketScope for Advanced Distribution Management Systems," written by Gartner analysts Zarko Sumic and Randy Rhodes, published on March 21, 2012.
Telvent is a global IT solutions and business information services provider dedicated to helping improve efficiency, safety and security for the world's leading companies. Telvent serves markets that are critical to the sustainability of the planet, including the energy, transportation, agricultural and environmental sectors. (http://www.telvent.com)
About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 130,000 plus employees achieved sales of 22.4 billion euros in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
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