SOURCE: Telvent GIT S.A.

February 16, 2006 08:30 ET

Telvent Signs Upgrade Contracts With Leading North American Utilities

MADRID, SPAIN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 16, 2006 -- Telvent GIT (NASDAQ: TLVT), the Global RealTime IT Company, announced today it has signed contracts with Southern California Gas Company (SoCal) and Epcor Transmission Inc. (Epcor) to upgrade the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems at both utilities.

Telvent will upgrade the SCADA system it had previously installed for SoCal's gas system control center with its latest proprietary OASyS DNA technology. Telvent has also been awarded a contract to upgrade the existing SCADA system used by Epcor Transmission Inc.

Commenting on the significance of these projects, Manuel Sánchez Ortega, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Telvent said: "We are very pleased to see significant customers in the North American market continue to upgrade to our higher value-added solutions. The success of our initial installation and our continued excellent relationship with SoCal has been instrumental to our having been awarded this contract. Telvent's technology has contributed and will continue to contribute to the efficient and secure operation of SoCal and will increase system security at Epcor."

SoCal is a division of Sempra Energy in San Diego, California, the largest natural gas distribution utility in the United States. SoCal currently serves more than 19 million people in more than 530 communities in Los Angeles, California. In total, the Company delivers nearly 1 trillion cubic feet of gas annually, or about 5 percent of all the natural gas delivered in the United States.

Epcor is a Canadian company that distributes electric energy to Canadian and North American customers in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario, and the state of Washington. Telvent's technology will enable increased system security, and will be compatible with existing systems from other providers, implying lower operating costs for electric company.

OASyS DNA technology provides the means of combining Telvent's products and services with those of its customers, partners, and competitors, to provide a tailored solution that meets the end user's needs. This technology provides the ability to blend existing tools, new custom applications, and SCADA so that real time data may be fed into day-to-day operations, business and planning activities efficiently.

Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT), the Global RealTime IT Company, specializes in high value add solutions and services in four industry sectors (Energy, Traffic, Transport and Environment). Its technology allows high performing companies to make real-time business decisions using data acquisition, control, and advanced operational applications, providing secure actionable information delivery to the enterprise.

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