Canadian Electricity Provider BC Hydro Selects Telvent for Sustainable Electric Grid Solution

State-of-the-art electricity distribution system supports efficiency, reliability, and security to meet the needs of 21st century society

March 17, 2010 –
Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT), the IT company for a sustainable and secure world, announced today it will supply the Telvent Distribution Management System (DMS) to BC Hydro. BC Hydro serves an area inhabited by more than 94 percent of British Columbia's population.

Telvent delivers sustainable electric grid solutions – offering proven, real-time information management tools and practical utility experience. Its complete suite is built on a single data model that is available across the enterprise for optimized decision making.

BC Hydro’s electric distribution operation is headquartered in Vancouver, BC and serves 1.8 million customers. Telvent’s integrated, scalable Distribution Management System (DMS) solution will enhance BC Hydro’s ability to provide safe, secure and reliable energy supply to its customers particularly during major storms or unusual events.

“BC Hydro’s selection reinforces the market position of Telvent’s solutions” stated Manuel Sanchez, Telvent's Chairman and CEO. “Implementing Telvent DMS allows for the future integration of distribution generation and green energy resources into its distribution grid.”

As part of the project, Telvent’s DMS and OASyS DNA SCADA System will be integrated as a single solution to allow BC Hydro to enable new system devices as well as optimize the distribution grid to reduce system losses. Telvent has launched other similar projects in electric network control centers worldwide.

About Telvent

Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT) is a global IT solutions and business information services provider that improves the efficiency and reliability 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. (


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