By Emea Riga
OMV Petrom, the largest energy company in South-Eastern Europe, and Enel X Romania, a member company of Enel X, the advanced energy services division of the Enel Group, will install ten charging stations in the gas stations in the OMV and Petrom networks. fast for electric cars in the coming months. Each recharging station will have an available power of at least 50 kW, and a charging cycle of up to 80% of a car’s battery will take approximately 25 minutes.
“We believe that the answer to the mobility needs of our customers is a mix that includes fuels and alternative solutions. Through this partnership, we contribute to the development of the national charging infrastructure to support the transit of electric cars in Romania. We estimate that by the end of 2021, more than 40 charging stations for electric cars will be installed in our regional network “, said Radu Căprău, member of the Management Board of OMV Petrom, responsible for the Downstream Oil activity.
The share of new electric and hybrid cars in the total local car market was, in the first half of this year, at 3%, according to statistical data provided by the Directorate of Driving Permits and Vehicle Registration.
“Through our electric mobility programs, we aim to facilitate electric transport anywhere in the country, in a sustainable way. That is why we are happy to be able to offer electric vehicle users in Romania, through this partnership, more flexibility for their mobility needs, at the same time contributing to the development of the loading infrastructure, at country level “, said Marius Chiriac, head of Enel X Romania.
OMV Petrom is present on the fuel distribution market in Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria and Serbia, operating a network of 802 filling stations under the OMV and Petrom brands.
OMV Petrom is the largest energy company in Southeast Europe, with an annual oil and gas production at group level of 55.4 million boe in 2019. The group has a refining capacity of 4.5 million tons per year. and operates an 860 MW high-efficiency power plant. On the retail petroleum products distribution market, the Group is present in Romania and neighboring countries through 802 gas stations, at the end of June 2020, under two brands, OMV and Petrom.
By Emea Riga