ENGIE Romania Selects Etrel Charge Point Management System to Scale EV Charging Network

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Grosuplje, Slovenia – May 24, 2023 – Etrel, a Landis+Gyr company and a leading provider of EV charging solutions, and ENGIE Romania, signed a contract to deploy the Etrel OCEAN charge point & energy management system to ensure scalable charging in the fast-growing EV charging market in Romania with a single solution for residential, business, and public charging.

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ENGIE Romania, a provider of e-mobility services and charging station operator, selected the OCEAN charge point management system to ensure a scalable and stable charge point management system to support the upcoming expansion of the Romanian EV charging network. ENGIE Romania is expanding its business from purely public and residential charging to the provision of EV charging solutions for its partners in the fleet, real estate, and retail sectors. Etrel OCEAN offers a comprehensive solution that takes care of all users in the ecosystem, from small charge point operators (sub-operators) to fleet companies. With OCEAN, ENGIE Romania will be able to tailor its back-office and operations to each specific business opportunity according to their partner’s needs, giving them specific access rights and roles to manage and monitor their EV charging infrastructure.

In 2022, the electric car market in Romania recorded an increase of 83.5% compared to 2021, a significant advance compared to the European Union’s average of 28%, according to the ACEA report.

“ENGIE Romania is an energy actor that places significant importance on developing solutions with reduced carbon emissions and green mobility. This approach aligns with our strategy of proposing dedicated solutions to support our clients in decarbonizing their activities and thus contributing to protecting the environment. We are pleased to announce this collaboration with Etrel, an important partner for the development of green mobility in Romania,” stated Nicolas Richard, Executive Vice President, Head of Flexible Generation& Retail ENGIE Romania, Responsible of Energy Solutions Division.

“It is of utmost importance to support companies like ENGIE Romania throughout the expansion their networks, to grow with the market and help more drivers transition to electric”, said Miha Levstek, CEO at Etrel. “It was critical for ENGIE that the selected EV charge point management software could support large EV charging networks and that the system is flexible enough to adapt to changing needs and trends. Etrel OCEAN’s back office and white-label app were designed and developed with all stakeholders in mind – from EV drivers to small CPOs and fleet managers to charge point operators themselves. It allows our business partners to tailor operations to the needs of their local EV driversand business partners, and to their own business needs.”

 

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About ENGIE Romania:

Our group is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. Together with our 4,200 employees from Romania, our customers, partners and stakeholders, we are committed to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral world, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally-friendly solutions. Inspired by our purpose, we reconcile economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet, building on our key businesses (gas, electricity, services) to offer competitive solutions to our customers.

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