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Telvent Selected to Provide Weather Information System for German Airports

August 17, 2010

August 17, 2010 – Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT), a leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today it will provide automated weather observation systems (AWOS) for Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), the National Meteorological Service of the Federal Republic of Germany responsible for providing services for the protection of life and property in the form of weather and climate information.

DWD will rely on Telvent technology to manage weather information critical to flight operations at 16 German international airports. Telvent’s solutions will help DWD monitor weather conditions, in order to maintain safety and maximize efficiency. The airports benefiting from this technology include: Frankfurt, Hamburg, Bremen, Hanover, Leipzig, Berlin-Schonefeld, Munich, Nuremburg, Dresden, Erfurt, Egelsbach, Saarbrucken, Stuttgart, Cologne-Bonn, Dusseldorf and Munster-Osnabruck. The project also includes a long term maintenance and support agreement.

“We are pleased that DWD has selected Telvent to provide a complete aviation weather management system,” said Ignacio González, Telvent CEO. “Our industry-leading advanced weather technology will help DWD ensure safe flight operations at airports across Germany.”

Airports across the world, both civil and military, utilize Telvent’s technology to receive and distribute accurate, reliable weather information. Its advanced aviation information system combines the company’s vast experience in weather monitoring, observation and forecasting, with its real-time data communications expertise to ensure that airport safety and capacity are continuously at their peak.

“DWD welcomes the internationally experienced and renowned producer of AWOS systems to the important task of equipping Germany’s international airports with identical systems on the cutting-edge of modern technology,” said Barbara Fay, DWD project manager.

About Telvent

Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT) is a global IT solutions and business information services provider that improves the efficiency and reliability of the world’s premier organizations. The company serves markets critical to the sustainability of the planet, including the energy, transportation, agriculture, and environmental sectors. (

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