Collaboration will provide GIS technologies to energy industry, help modernize electrical grid
March 15, 2011 – Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT), the leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it has partnered with Esri CIS in Russia to provide smart grid solutions for the country’s energy industry. Under this new partnership, Esri CIS’ 3,000 clients will have access to Telvent solutions to support their transition to a smart grid and provide a more reliable and efficient infrastructure network.
Esri clients will harness the power of Telvent’s ArcFM Enterprise GIS tool, a powerful extension of Esri’s ArcGIS platform. With ArcFM, customers will have a graphical, data-rich display of real-time happenings on the electrical grid, allowing them to respond more quickly and efficiently to outages and maintenance issues. Customers will also have a more informed understanding of critical functions such as dispatching, planning, reporting, and analysis. This will serve as the foundation for an intelligent network infrastructure that improves efficiencies, increases safety and enables smarter business decisions.
According to Telvent's chairman and CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, “Russia is one of the world’s leaders in producing electric power and this partnership with Esri CIS will help companies in the region modernize their current technology while realizing greater cost savings and power efficiency.”
The partnership continues Telvent’s tradition of being at the forefront of smart grid technology throughout the world. To date, Telvent has implemented more than 600 GIS projects in 40 different countries.
Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT) 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. (www.telvent.com)
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