DTEK will charge UBERDRIVE electric vehicles

DTEK will charge UBERDRIVE electric vehicles

DTEK20 September 2018

DTEK-operated network of STRUM high-speed electric vehicle charging stations will start charging the electric fleet of UBERDRIVE — the largest partner of UBER in Ukraine. The parties have reached agreement on cooperation.

DTEK will charge UBERDRIVE electric vehicles

EV drivers partnering with UBERDRIVE will receive 25% discount on charging their vehicles at all STRUM stations. As a result, they will pay 6 UAH per 1 kWh of high-speed charging at 50 kW ports. 22 kW AC charging will cost 4 UAH for 1 kWh.

By September 2018, the partnership fleet of UBERDRIVE comprises about 300 electric vehicles that work for UBER.

“Electric vehicles represent an innovative and environment-friendly means of transportation. I am confident that our interaction with UBERDRIVE will help to increase the number of electric vehicles providing taxi services to the citizens of Kyiv and other cities,” ― commented Ihor Kovaliov, Head of STRUM.

“The number of EV users interested in working for UBERDRIVE has been rapidly growing. Fast charging is one of the considerable advantages that will allow attracting new electric vehicles to our program, which, I believe, will be greatly appreciated by the Ukrainians,” ― said UBERDRIVE’s general manager Serhiy Shevchenko.

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DТЕК is the largest private investor in Ukraine’s energy sector.
DTEK Group produces coal and natural gas, generates electricity at the termal, solar and wind power plants, distributes electricity, supplies electricity to end consumers, provides energy efficient solutions and develops a network of EV charging stations.
In 2018, DTEK’s capital investments totalled UAH 20 bln. besides, the company paid UAH 27 bln of taxes. DTEK employs 80 thousand people. The company is 100% owned by SCM Limited. Ultimate beneficial owner – Rinat Akhmetov.

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