BUCHAREST (Romania), February 10 (SeeNews) - Telekom Romania will install a total of 26 charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) in the cities of Galati, Ramnicu Valcea and Gurgiu, the company said on Wednesday.
The projects are in line with new trends on the automobile market and come in response to the increased number of electric vehicles on the country's roads, Telekom Romania said in a press release.
The largest such project is in the eastern city of Galati, where Telekom recently signed a 2.18 million lei ($542,221/ 447,234 euro) contract following a public tender for the installation of 15 fast charging stations for electric cars, each with 50 kW DC and 22 kW AC. The planned duration of the project implementation in Galati is seven months.
Telekom will also install seven fast charging stations in the southwestern city of Ramnicu Valcea and four in the southern city of Giurgiu. The projects are ongoing and will be completed in the first half of the year, Telekom Romania said.
"We are glad that together with the local authorities we have the opportunity to implement solutions that increase the number of charging points and to put Romania on the European map of electro mobility routes”, Telekom Romania IoT and smart city solutions architect Alexandru Nen said.
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