Telvent and Esri CIS partner to expand smart grid solutions in Russia


Ignacio Gonzalez,
Chairman & CEO,
Madrid, Spain and Moscow, Russia — (METERING.COM) — March 18, 2011 – IT solutions and information provider Telvent and Esri CIS in Russia have partnered to provide smart grid solutions for the country’s energy industry.

Under the partnership, Esri CIS’s 3,000 clients will have access to Telvent solutions, including ArcFM Enterprise GIS tool, a powerful extension of Esri’s ArcGIS platform, to support their transition to a smart grid and provide a more reliable and efficient infrastructure network.

ArcFM provides a graphical, data-rich display of real-time happenings on the electrical grid, allowing users to respond more quickly and efficiently to outages and maintenance issues. Customers will also have understanding of critical functions such as dispatching, planning, reporting, and analysis.

“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,” commented Ignacio Gonzalez, chairman and CEO of Telvent.