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September 21, 2010 11:25 ET

Telvent DTN to Provide Weather Services for American Century Championship

Telvent DTN Will Rely on Its Industry-Leading Weather Service to Provide On-Site Meteorological Support That Ensures Fan and Golfer Safety

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - September 21, 2010) -  Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT), a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, today announced it will provide on-site meteorological consulting for the 22nd Annual American Century Championship golf tournament July 12-17, 2011, in Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

Telvent DTN's on-site meteorologist team will provide early detection and advance warning of oncoming lightning and other types of high impact weather to ensure player and fan safety at the event. The meteorologist will monitor the evolving weather conditions in real time through Telvent DTN's prediction platform, MxVision WeatherSentry Online®, and provide recommendations based on location specific information for Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course. MxVision WeatherSentry Online provides high-precision weather information relative to the specific location in real time to assist golf tournament officials in mitigating the possible risks caused by extreme weather phenomena.

"When it comes to ensuring the safety of the golfers and more than 37,000 spectators, it's critical for us to have a meteorologist at the course monitoring weather conditions," said Michael Milthorpe, American Century Championship tournament director. "By having Telvent DTN's professional team on-site we're able to receive advice from an experienced professional, which greatly improves our decision making process."

In addition to providing meteorological consulting services for this tournament, Telvent DTN is the official weather service provider of the PGA Tour, Champions Tour and PGA of America. It has been recognized by ForecastWatch, an independent evaluator for forecast accuracy, for providing the most accurate temperature and precipitation forecasts available in the United States.

"We're pleased to provide our weather consulting services to a singular golf tournament," said Ignacio González, Telvent CEO. "Our industry-leading weather forecasting capabilities will help ensure that golfers and fans will have a safe and fun experience at the American Century Championship."

About Telvent

Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT) is a global IT solutions and business information services provider dedicated to helping improve efficiency and reliability 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. (www.telvent.com).

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