- The purpose of the Agreement is to develop the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the Sverdlovsk region, and to cooperate in the field of sustainable energy projects implementation
Ekaterinburg, July 6, 2021 - Within the INNOPROM International Industrial Trade Fair 2021, Enel X Rus, subsidiary of Enel X in Russia, signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Development Corporation of the Sverdlovsk Region (DCSR). The Agreement has been signed by Enel X Rus General Director Alexey Leonov and DCSR’s General Director Maksim Prachik.
The purpose of the Agreement is to develop the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the Sverdlovsk region including digital solutions, and to cooperate in the field of sustainable energy projects implementation. Enel X Rus will contribute to achieving these goals as an innovation partner and a provider of charging infrastructure technologies.
“We are delighted to see that activities in the field of e-mobility and charging infrastructure are considered by the Urals regions a fundamental step to improve the environment of the regions, to integrate innovative technologies, and to move towards a sustainable economy model. We hope that the Agreement will be a basis for fruitful cooperation bringing benefits also to the region and its community.”
“Increasing investment in the production of electric vehicles is a global trend. We see that the largest carmakers declare the termination of the development of natural gas vehicles. The growing demand for electric vehicles in Russia must be supported with the relevant charging infrastructure. The avenue is very promising. Enel X has the necessary technologies and solutions in the field of energy efficiency. For our part, we will contribute to implementing the company’s innovative solutions on the territory of the Sverdlovsk region.”
In order to implement the Agreement, the Parties committed to establish a data sharing process, to organize events on e-mobility and related infrastructure development issues.
Previously, Enel X Rus supplied its charging stations for the first integrated project of fee-based public charging network in the Far East. Company’s public charging stations are also present in Moscow, Chelyabinsk, Krasnoyarsk, Novokuznetsk, Gorno-Altaysk and other cities.
Enel X Rus LLC is a subsidiary of Enel X in Russia, the Enel Group’s global business line dedicated to the development of innovative products and digital solutions. The company is developing charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and other advanced technology solutions in the field of energy efficiency. Within the e-Mobility (EV charging infrastructure) direction, Enel X Rus LLC provides various types of charging stations for electric vehicles.