Leading European Utility Selects Telvent to Provide Smart Grid Solutions
Danish power producer DONG Energy to implement enterprise-wide smart grid applications
(PRWEB) June 07, 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 DONG Energy to supply a full suite of smart grid systems, centered on its industry leading advanced distribution management system (ADMS). These applications will integrate seamlessly with DONG Energy´s existing Telvent GIS system to provide a single, powerful platform that will support all of its business processes from planning to final delivery.
Using Telvent smart grid solutions, DONG Energy, the largest power producer in Denmark, will be able to monitor, control and improve its overall knowledge of the state of its network. With the capability to process and incorporate real-time data from the field, forecast load demand, and better model distributed generation throughout the network, the ADMS allows the utility to allocate energy across the grid more efficiently and better integrate renewable sources of energy into the network.
In the event of a power disruption, Telvent´s ADMS also supports self-healing, incident-response capabilities by identifying the fault location and automatically providing dispatchers with decision support recommendations on how best to restore power. These expanded functions will allow DONG Energy to reduce the number of outages, reduce incident response time when outages do occur and ultimately increase network reliability.
According to Telvent’s Chairman and CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, “We are pleased to reaffirm our strong relationship with DONG Energy and to provide comprehensive smart grid solutions that allow its distribution network to operate more efficiently. Our technology supports utilities throughout the world in making power generation and distribution more intelligent, efficient and sustainable.”
Telvent´s ADMS technology is deployed in more than 25 countries around the world and serves 68 million utility customers. It 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.”
DONG Energy selected Telvent because of its global and regional smart grid expertise. Telvent has extensive experience and is a leading provider of smart grid solutions to utilities in the Nordic market, with projects in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.
Telvent 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. (http://www.telvent.com)
About Schneider Electric
As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group´s 130,000 plus employees achieved sales of 22.4 billion euros in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
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