DTEK Grids’ CEO Ivan Gelyukh has been elected a co-chairperson of the Energy Community Coordination Group

DTEK Grids’ CEO Ivan Gelyukh has been elected a co-chairperson of the Energy Community Coordination Group

DTEK12 June 2018

DTEK will use best European practice to reform the Ukrainian energy sector. On 06 June, during the 23rd Energy Community Electricity Forum held in Athens, DTEK Grids’ CEO Ivan Gelyukh was elected a co-chairperson of the ECDSO-E of the Energy Community.

The involvement of DTEK Grids in the coordination group of the international electricity association will afford the company an opportunity to adopt the best European practices and engage international expertise in the formation of the new electricity market in Ukraine.

 “Today, all Ukrainian distribution companies are going through a transformation.   DTEK is the first company that has been pursuing a systematic approach in accordance with the requirements of the new Law of Electricity Market and transforming oblenergoes into a modern electricity supply and distribution companies. This is why it is crucially important for us to know the experience of the states - members of the Energy Community. The improvement of electricity supply is a major concern for entire Europe, as it creates numerous new challenges such as the development of smart grids and work with prosumers. The engagement in the ECDSO-E Coordination Group will provide DTEK with an opportunity to receive valuable knowledge and experience, reform its own energy infrastructure, and promote changes on the national level”, noted Ivan Gelyukh, CEO of DTEK Grids.

Ivan Gelyukh further added that an interaction with the Energy Community will also help the  company create the most efficient solutions and services for its clients.

The Energy Community is an international organization established between the European Union and a number of third countries that signed the Energy Charter Treaty. The Energy Charter Treaty was created as a mechanism for cooperation between the Western and the Eastern Europe in energy matters, and it was signed by 51 states in Europe and Asia.  The signatories undertook to strive for the establishment of a broader European energy market and improved efficiency of operation of the global energy market by applying joint or coordinated efforts in accordance with the Charter. Ukraine  joined the Energy Community on 24 September 2010.

Profile

DTEK is a strategic holding company that develops four business streams in the energy sector. DTEK's companies employ 75 thousand people. Maxim Timchenko is the Chief Executive Officer of DTEK. 

DTEK companies produce coal and natural gas, generate electricity at the fossil-fuelled power plants and renewable energy power plants, supply heating and electricity to end consumers, and provide energy services. Four operating companies—DTEK ENERGY, DTEK Renewables, DTEK Oil&Gas, DTEK ESCO— directly manage production companies in each of the business streams.

DTEK's production indicators for 2016: the company produced 31.3 mln tonnes of coal, 1.6 bcm of natural gas, generated (supplied) 40.1 bln kWh of electricity, out of which 608.4 mln kWh came from the Botievo wind farm;   and transmitted 45.8 bln kWh of electricity via the networks.

DTEK is part of the financial and industrial group System Capital Management (SCM). The shareholder of the group is Rinat Akhmetov.

For more information, visit: www.dtek.com

To learn about the social partnership projects in progress in the towns and cities of DTEK companies' operations and get a detailed status report on their implementation, visit www.spp-dtek.com.ua

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