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BUCHAREST (Romania), April 12 (SeeNews) - Romanian electricity and gas distribution company Delgaz Grid said on Friday it is investing over 7 million lei ($1.7 million/1.5 million euro) in gas leakage detection equipment.
This month, two gas leaks detection mobile laboratories will arrive in Timisoara and Sibiu, equipped with 430 new detection devices, Delgaz Grid said in a press release.
In 2018, the company purchased three gas-sensing auto laboratories that were allocated to the Targu Mures, Iasi and Cluj districts, as well as 21 detection machines using laser technology, investing a total of almost 3 million lei.
In March, Delgaz Grid said it has completed two investment projects worth a total of 2.6 million lei in the metropolitan area of Iasi.
Delgaz Grid, a company of Germany's E.ON group, operates a natural gas network of over 22,000 km in length and an 81,000 km electricity network in northern Romania.
Since 2005, E.ON has invested about 1.6 billion euro ($1.8 billion) in the modernization of gas and electricity grids in Romania and paid over 2 billion euro in taxes.
Last year, Delgaz invested a total of 487 million lei for the modernization of the energy distribution network electrical and natural gas.
(1 euro= 4.7596 lei)