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Enel X Romania partners with Kaufland Romania to build a 1 million euros photovoltaic park

  • The photovoltaic system implemented on the ground in the vicinity of the Kaufland logistics centre ensures an annual electricity production of 1,277 MWh, contributing to cutting carbon dioxide emissions by 595 tons/year. 

 

Bucharest, June 29th 2021 - Enel X Romania, part of Enel X, the advanced energy services division of the Enel Group, is implementing a photovoltaic system for Kaufland Romania retailer in Turda, with an installed capacity of 1 MWp.

 

The project involves the turnkey delivery of a system that integrates over 2,000 photovoltaic panels located on the land in the close vicinity of the Kaufland logistics centre in Turda, a 1 million euros investment.

 

"Enel X continues to support the business environment in the energy transition and offers customized solutions for companies that put sustainability at the forefront. Beyond the positive impact on the environment, photovoltaic systems lead to lower electricity costs, giving beneficiaries the opportunity to track their production and, consequently, to streamline their energy consumption. We are happy to work with companies that have repeatedly demonstrated care for the environment, and we are glad that they carry this value in the field of electricity and chose our products. We encourage business partners to invest in renewable energy today, to be prepared for tomorrow,” said Laurențiu Brumaru, Head of Sales & Marketing e-Industries, Enel X Romania.

 

"Through this approach, we want to expand sustainability actions and the fight to protect the environment. The project, the first of its kind in the Kaufland Romania network, contributes to reducing the impact on the environment, by reducing the carbon footprint. Green energy, which comes from renewable sources, is a sustainable alternative and helps maintain a clean environment, therefore, the company's goal is to continue to invest in such solutions with our partners," says Valer Hancaș, Director of Communication and Corporate Affairs, Kaufland Romania.

 

The photovoltaic system implemented on the ground in the vicinity of the Kaufland logistics centre ensures an annual electricity production of 1,277 MWh, contributing to cutting carbon dioxide emissions by 595 tons/year. The project developed together with Enel X brings retailer Kaufland annual electricity savings estimated at about 112,000 euros.

 

The equipment and technologies used by Enel X in the project have high performance and reliability, coming from important suppliers on the global photovoltaic systems market.

 

Enel X Romania’s portfolio includes projects implemented for the most important companies in sectors such as food, retail, logistics centres, shopping centres and office buildings. Overall, over 11,500 photovoltaic panels have been installed, which contributes to cutting down carbon dioxide emissions by about 2,350 tons/year. The annual savings recorded by the companies that have installed such systems exceed 500,000 euros, by avoiding the costs of electricity transmission and distribution, as well as the contributions for green certificates and cogeneration.

 

 

 

Enel Romania is a leading private investor in energy, with operations in power distribution and supply as well as renewable energy production, active on the local market since 2005. The company has about 3,100 employees and around 3 million business and household end users in the country. The E-Distributie companies operate a network of around 130,300 kilometres in three key areas of the country: Muntenia Sud (including Bucharest), Banat and Dobrogea, accounting for one third of Romania’s electricity distribution market. Enel Energie and Enel Energie Muntenia are among the main energy suppliers in the country and their offer includes both electricity and natural gas, as well as value-added services. Enel Green Power Romania is one of the largest renewable producers in the country, with a managed capacity of 534 MW through its 12 wind and solar installations located in Muntenia, Oltenia, Dobrogea and Banat. Enel X Romania is part of Enel X, the Enel's global business line dedicated to the development of innovative products and digital solutions in sectors where energy is showing the greatest potential for transformation: cities, homes, industries and electric mobility.

 

Enel X is Enel Group’s global business line offering services that accelerate innovation and drive the energy transition. A global leader in the advanced energy solution sector, Enel X manages services such as demand response for approx. 6 GW of total capacity at global level and around 100 MW of storage capacity installed worldwide, as well as 195,000 electric vehicle charging points made available around the globe1. Through its advanced solutions, including energy management, financial services and electric mobility, Enel X provides each partner with an intuitive, personalized ecosystem of tech platforms and consulting services, focusing on sustainability and circular economy principles in order to provide people, communities, institutions and companies with an alternative model that respects the environment and integrates technological innovation into daily life. Each solution has the power to turn decarbonization, electrification and digitalization goals into sustainable actions for everyone, in order to build a more sustainable and efficient world together.

 

1Public and private charging points. It includes interoperability points.

Enel X Romania is implementing a photovoltaic system for Kaufland Romania retailer in Turda, with an installed capacity of 1 MWp.

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