Electrogrup today announces that it is launching a special division dedicated to Smart City projects, which consolidates the capabilities and resources of the E-INFRA holding companies in order to become the leader of the Romanian market for solutions.
"Implementing Smart City solutions is primarily based on infrastructure components and Electrogrup is essentially an infrastructure company, among the few operating with a full Romanian capital. Our ambitions to become a regional champion also involve our direct, consistent presence in a segment with a beautiful and safe future - Smart City. I am pleased to announce that the most successful Smart City team in Romania joins Electrogrup and establishes a dedicated division that will capitalize not only on the experience of its members but also on the consistent supply of resources and know-how of the group companies, says Adrian Florea, Electrogrup CEO.
Thus, Dragos Nedelea joins Electrogrup in the role of Business Development Director Smart City. Previously, Nedelea took the same role in Telekom Romania, established the public service department in Deloitte Audit Romania and worked in the Public Finance Coordination and Verification Unit of the Ministry of Public Finance. The new division also includes Corina Palos as Bid Manager, as well as Costin Constantin as Business Development Manager, both with a considerable previous experience in implementing Smart City solutions in Telekom Romania and other integrators.
"We are aiming to become the largest provider of Smart City solutions in Romania, and our beneficiaries are the inhabitants of all localities in Romania, regardless of size, open to the implementation of such projects. We will not limit ourselves to implementing one-stop solutions, but we aim to generate intelligent regions and common platforms that will integrate solutions across multiple verticals. Moreover, everything is based on open standards, without limiting one type of technology, to ensure a successful integration of all solutions, "says Dragos Nedelea, Business Development Director Smart City, Electrogrup.
E-INFRA's Smart City expertise includes so far several projects implemented by group companies such as Intelligent Video Surveillance in Cluj-Napoca (Electrogrup), Air Quality Monitoring and the Irregular Parking Monitoring System in Alba Iulia Direct One), Smart Energy and Smart Metering solutions (Nova Power & Gas) as well as the utility network management system developed for the Metropolitan Fiber Optic Network in Bucharest (Netcity).
Due to the important component of civilian and integration work, the Smart City division is an integral part of Electrogrup, which will function as a pole of projects of this type for the whole group.
"The future of the world economy is based on cities as growth poles, and cities of the future will be based on intelligent infrastructure - Smart Cities capable of attracting talent and ensuring a high level of quality of life. Our vision is to be the facilitators of this development. E-INFRA is the best-positioned group to support the development of cities in Romania through the infrastructure and solutions needed to transform them into Smart Cities, "said Daniel Farmache, CEO of E-INFRA.