SOURCE: Telvent


February 23, 2012 15:34 ET

Telvent Brings New Capabilities to the Smart Grid Solutions Suite

Advanced Distribution Management Solution Includes Industry's First Self-Healing Automation Technology

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - Feb 23, 2012) - Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that its latest Advanced Distribution Management System (Advanced DMS) features several cutting-edge additions, including an industry first self-healing automation capability.

With the new technology utilities can improve reliability, safety and efficiency through automation that supports multiple goals including energy loss minimization, improved demand management and emergency response. Advanced functions relating to service disruptions and demand response are supported through self-healing controls that can be operated in several modes as well as integrated with field managed, distribution automation schemes. The inclusion of Telvent's field-proven SCADA system and secure web client means utilities have the flexibility to integrate all control room applications into one secure user interface that can be deployed both in the control room and out in the field.

According to Telvent's Chairman and CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, "Telvent is proud to be the first to bring this innovative solution to the Smart Grid market. We are excited to play a part in building a more sustainable energy industry by helping utilities to improve efficiencies through intelligent automation. The new features of our Advanced DMS will help the power generation industry respond to the steadily increasing consumer demand for energy."

Utilities also will be better able to take advantage of the benefits of renewable generation as Telvent's Advanced DMS offers complete modeling, monitoring, analysis and planning of distributed renewable energy combined with the latest in weather integration and near-term load forecasting. These solutions provide utilities the tools to plan and operate their distribution networks while maximizing all forms of generation.

About Telvent

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. (

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 centers & Networks, and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 110,000 plus employees achieved sales of 19.6 billion euros in 2010, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their

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