Austin Energy Selects Telvent to Provide State-of-the-Art Smart Grid Solutions
Nov 28, 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 Austin Energy is implementing the latest release of its advanced distribution management system (ADMS) to modernize its existing distribution grid and improve its overall system performance, availability and security.
Using Telvent smart grid solutions, Austin Energy, the eighth largest community-owned electric utility in the U.S., will be able to better meet the business and support needs of its distribution system operations. With the capability to process and model an increasing amount of real-time data, as well as forecast near-term energy demand in the presence of distributed energy resources, the ADMS allows the utility to more efficiently operate the grid and support the deployment of renewable energy throughout the distribution network.
As the only full-featured ADMS (combining DMS, OMS, and SCADA) on the market, a competitive benchmark evaluation showed Telvent's solution was the best suited to meet the utility's current and future system requirements, including regulatory, performance and reporting standards.
According to Telvent's Chairman and CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, "We are pleased to begin our relationship with Austin Energy and look forward to helping the utility continue the development of its smart grid distribution system. Our industry-leading solutions will continue to help utilities respond to the increasing consumer demand for energy and ensure that our technology will continue to guide the modern smart grid market."
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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