Madrid, Spain --- (METERING.COM) --- November 30, 2007 – Telvent, an IT company specializing in high value-added products, has launched the Smart Grid Solution Suite initiative, which will help utilities transform their grid into one that distributes electricity more efficiently, economically, reliably, and securely. The launch has been made possible thanks to Telvent Energy's electric utility sector activities and global strategic business development focus.

The SGS initiative focuses on business and technical development that creates additional value for customers, based on Telvent’s highly integrated secure infrastructure and advanced applications. It delivers energy efficiency in the grid, improved customer service, reduced frequency and duration of outages, and demand response functionality. The SGS suite consists of three major parts, each building on Telvent’s existing technologies in supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), distribution management (DMS), enterprise geographic information systems (GIS), outage management, advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), remote terminal units (RTU) and communications:

  1. Smart Metering Solution: Titanium AMI software coupled with industry-leading meters
  2. Smart Operations Solution: ArcFM™ GIS, DMS Distribution Management, Responder OMS, and OASyS SCADA
  3. Smart Network Solution: SAGE substation automation platforms, pole mounted RTUs, and IEDs.

Together with the integration skill and experience, the SGS initiative focuses on specific activities designed to aggregate and further integrate specific Telvent Energy solutions and utility business knowledge.

Larry Stack, President of Telvent Energy, says: “This is truly an exciting development in Telvent's drive to provide our customers with the best quality solutions, technology and support for the energy industries we serve world wide. It provides a new level of focus on our business development in all our market geographies. Finally, it continues to show our leadership as a global leader in the sustainable and secure future of our energy customers.”