E-INFRA investments and operations involve companies on various infrastructure verticals: Electrogrup, Nova Power and Gas, Netcity and Direct One.
Electrogrup – Infrastructure turn key projects professional services
Founded in 1997, Electrogrup SA is the largest E-INFRA subsidiary by revenue and headcount, encompassing professional services and activities across three business lines.
The company provides turn-key solutions and maintenance services in complex energy, telecommunications and civil infrastructure projects, at a national and international level, through its operational centers and work teams located in almost all counties in Romania and abroad.
The expertise of Electrogrup’s team lays right in the center of its success, while its market position strengthened over the past 25 years.
Electrogrup is now one of the most important telecom infrastructure construction companies in Romania, with over 15.000 km of optical fiber designed, installed and commissioned, over 1.500 telecom sites and towers and over 2.500 radio access networks installed.
The company provides turn key services in transport (220 – 400 kV) and power distribution networks (0.4 – 110 kV). End-to-end solutions cover design, installation and maintenance of power lines, substations, low-voltage equipment, indoor electrical systems, data networks, access control and automation, smart metering solutions, SCADA services, renewable energies solutions.
In recent years, Electrogrup has also engaged in complex civil engineering projects. The company provides a wide range of activities including: civil and industrial construction works, foundations for telecom towers, earthworks, access roads, industrial platforms and facilities.
In 2021, Electrogrup added a new division, Netcity, responsible with building and maintaining the underground telecommunications infrastructure of Bucharest. The investment plan for the next 4 years includes the construction of more than 1,700 km of Netcity network.
The aggregate experience over the years, the high degree of professionalism and the high number of successful projects helped to develop effective work processes, through which the company offers „smart” solutions: timely, reliable, innovative, economical and sustainable.
Direct One – Fiber optic infrastructure and data carrier services
Direct One, established in 2007, is a provider of dark fiber infrastructure and bandwidth services for the telecom operators. The company developed its own telecom high-capacity network, equipped with the latest technologies available.
The company plays an active role in the long-distance fiber optics leasing and rental services on the Romanian market.
Direct One is the only neutral telecom infrastructure operator in Romania, managing the largest non-carrier telecom network with about 60,000 of fiber km or about 4,500 route km. Over 4,100 route km are owned by the company while the rest is leased from or swapped with various counterparties.
Direct One fiber optic network has points of presence (“POPs”) in 52 major cities, while the fiber optic passive infrastructure (dark fiber) has been complemented with optical transmissions and IP multiservice capabilities.
Nova Power & Gas – Natural gas infrastructure distribution and trading. Power production and trading.
Nova Power & Gas, a 100% Romanian company, is an integrated supplier and distributor of electricity and natural gas, being one of the main pillars of the E-INFRA group, together with Electrogrup, Direct One and Netcity. Together, the group of companies offers some of the most important energy, telecom, construction and smart city infrastructures in Romania.
Being entered the energy market in 2007, Nova Power & Gas has an offer and a portfolio of services for both residential and industrial consumers, with a focus on costs and fuel efficiency. The company founded in Cluj-Napoca, became an increasingly important player on the electricity and natural gas supply market.
As part of the E-INFRA group, Nova Power & Gas contributes to the development of Romania’s energy infrastructure through projects for local energy production. Since 2012, the company began investing in green energy production infrastructure, so far developing two photovoltaic parks with an installed capacity of 9MW, located in the west of the country. At the end of 2020, Nova, together with Electrogrup, began the works on the first natural gas-fitted power plant. Estimated at 7 million euros, the investment made in Câmpia Turzii, Cluj county, will develop a capacity of 13.4 MW installed power. The power plant is part of a larger project, as a second unit is scheduled to be built, with a capacity of over 100MW.
The production infrastructure projects are doubled by construction projects for electricity and natural gas distribution networks in several cities throughout the country. Thus, Nova Power & Gas is investing in a sustainable future, providing complete services and solutions to consumers, from production to final delivery, with advantageous offers.
A reliable partner for businesses for over 15 years, Nova Power & Gas is also an important player in the household consumer market, being a reliable alternative both on the liberalized natural gas market as well as on the recently liberalized energy market.
One of the leading installation and maintenance service providers in Romania’s wind energy sector
WESEE started in Romania in 2010 as a specialized company in installations and specific maintenance for wind energy converters in the context of a rapidly growing wind energy market.
With more than a decade of existence, WESEE has continuously evolved, adding new business lines to the already established ones – various energy services, aviation warning system repairs, keeping the focus on the core business that confirmed WESEE as a reliable partner at the European level for the most important players on the renewables market – GE, ENERCON, GAMESA.
2022 brought a change in ownership by joining the group of companies of ELECTROGRUP giving strength and a new consistent growth base.
Wide range of professional services for the energy sector
Full Installation Services
WEC installation, repowering, various retrofits, assembly/ preassembly works for nacelle and blades, steel and hybrid towers installation, cabling works and grid connections, safety ladder and service lift installation.
Major components exchange, preventive annual maintenance, break-in maintenance, oil and coolant exchange, yaw brake pads exchange, retrofits, anchor bolts tensioning, various mechanical and electrical troubleshooting and repairs, service lifts repairs etc.
High Voltage and Very High Voltage overhead lines pole assembly and installation, power stations, internal grid connections and mechanical installations for renewable projects (wind and solar).
Aviation lights retrofits
Retrofits according to new environmental rules and regulations, maintenance and repairs, aviation lights, antennas replacement, transponder installation, cabling and new communication cabinets installation and connexion.
Netcity – Bucharest underground fiber-optic telecom infrastructure
Founded in 2007, Netcity Telecom is a growing provider of passive telecommunications infrastructure within the Bucharest area. Netcity acts as “the-carrier-of-carriers”, being the operating company for the city’s underground fiber optics and ducts telecommunications network.
Netcity’s activities include design, construction, management, and operation of the underground telecommunication infrastructure in Bucharest to meet the telecom operators’ needs for electronic communications networks, while also improving the visual appearance of the city through the migration of the aerial cable networks underground.
The metropolitan infrastructure developed by Netcity is equally, transparently, and indiscriminately available to all companies and telecom operators that activate or want to provide services in the territory of Bucharest.
By the end of 2021, Netcity built and operated an underground network of over 1,800 km and connected more than 30,000 buildings in Bucharest
Through a strategic partnership concluded at the end of 2021 between E-INFRA Group and Meridiam, where the latter acquired a co-controlling stake of 49%, the Company has embarked on a significant network expansion project with the goal of reaching full coverage of Bucharest metropolitan area in the years to come.