Advanced distribution management system will enhance electricity management in South Australia
October 29, 2012 – Telvent GIT, S.A., a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it has been selected by SA Power Networks to provide an advanced distribution management system (advanced DMS) that will help ensure a reliable and efficient energy network. This is the first major advanced DMS project for Telvent in Australia and one of the company’s largest in the world.
Telvent’s robust, real-time solution will allow SA Power Networks to serve its 830,000 customers in the state of South Australia more reliably with better overall network management, and will form the foundation of SA Power Networks future smart network technology. When fully implemented, self-healing outage and demand response capabilities will support automated solutions for faster and more effective management of power outages, peak load events, and embedded generation.
According to Telvent's Chairman and CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, “We are proud to help SA Power Networks optimize its energy management in South Australia. Our solution will provide the data and detail necessary for the utility to deliver even better customer service. Furthermore, the flexibility of our technology will serve the utility’s operations today while being adaptable to future conditions and needs.”
Telvent’s advanced DMS technology recently received a “strong positive” rating, the highest possible, from Gartner Inc., the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, in its March 2012 report “MarketScope for Advanced Distribution Management Systems.” 1 The Telvent solution is deployed in more than 25 countries around the world and serves 68 million utility customers.