Chilean Energy Oversight Agency Chooses Telvent for Updating Information Systems

Telvent’s ArcFM GIS deemed a ‘big step in evolution of oversight’ by Superintendence of Electricity and Fuels (SEC)

August 20, 2009 –
Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT), the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, announced today that Chile’s Superintendence of Electricity and Fuels (SEC) will be using the ArcFM™ geographic information system (GIS), Telvent’s Smart Grid GIS Solution, to help streamline its oversight duties of the country’s electric distribution networks.

By replacing paper maps and manual information management processes with the ArcFM geodatabase, SEC will save significant time and resources in its analysis and inspection duties. The accurate and up-to-date representation of electric networks will allow agency inspectors to focus efforts and resources on areas that might be critical to energy quality, safety, and security – and ultimately help support and protect the country’s electricity consumers. Further, the Telvent GIS solution will allow further functionality, such as analysis of electrical connectivity over distribution networks that would be impractical to perform manually.

With the electricity demand in Chile expected to increase by 5% per year over the next 20 years, this upgrade in network information management capabilities is welcomed by SEC.

“Thanks to Telvent technology, we are taking a big step in the evolution of oversight,” affirmed Francisco Balcazar, Head of SEC’s Electrical Systems Department. “Along with analyzing the global data for this country’s electric suppliers, we will
easily identify the specific customers affected by the quality of service supplied by energy distribution companies.”

Chile’s SEC, under the Ministry of Economy, supervises compliance by privatized companies with regulations and technical standards controlling the generation, production, storage, transportation and distribution of the country’s energy supplies.
Specifically, the Electric Engineering Division at SEC controls and inspects the infrastructure owned and operated by the 34 electric distribution companies providing 100% of Chile's electricity – and serving approximately 4.5 million customers
nationwide. By using Telvent’s ArcFM GIS, designed for utility asset management, SEC is better equipped to validate and analyze vital electric supply network information.

About Telvent

Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT) is a global IT solutions and business information services provider that improves the efficiency, safety and security of the world’s premier organizations. The company serves markets critical to the sustainability of the planet, including the energy, transportation, agriculture, and environmental sectors. ( www.telvent.com)



Contact:

Barbara Zubiria
Tel.:34-902-335599
E-mail: Email Contact

Lucia Domville
Tel.:1-646-284-9416
E-mail: Email Contact

Patricia Malo de Molina
Tel.:34-954-93-71-11
E-mail: Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
HP

Harris

Featured Video
Jobs
Data Scientist for University of Utah at Salt Lake City, UT
Database Specialist for MDA Information Systems LLC at Gaithersburg, MD
Imagery Analyst for ARA at Albuquerque, NM -1229, NM
Sr. GIS Technical Analyst for Southern California Edison SCE Transmission and Distribution Organization at Rosemead, CA
Inside Sales for SolidCAM at Newtown, PA
Architetural Project Manager for DRA Architects at Irvine, CA
Upcoming Events
2017 GIS/CAMA Technologies Conference at Chattanooga Convention Center Chattanooga Tennessee - Mar 6 - 9, 2017
IGTF 2017 ASPRS Annual Meeting 2017 at Marriot Waterfront Baltimore Baltimore MD - Mar 11 - 17, 2017
MAPPS Federal Programs Conference at Sheraton Hall Silver Spring Maryland - Mar 13 - 15, 2017
WorldCover 2017 Conference at ESRIN Italy - Mar 14 - 16, 2017
GENEQ
Teledyne:
xponential2017
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy