Rosneft & Rosseti to Develop EV Charging Infrastructure
As part of the XXIV St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Rosneft and Russian national electric grids company Rosseti signed a
As part of the XXIV St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Rosneft and Russian national electric grids company Rosseti signed a Letter of Intent for cooperation on developing the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. The document provides for the placement of fast-charging stations for electric vehicles at Rosneft retail sites in the Russian regions. Currently, tRosneft retail network operates charging stations at retail sites in Moscow, Tver and Leningrad regions, as well as in Vladivostok, Khabarovsk and Krasnodar Territory. Development of the charging infrastructure will allow drivers to charge electric vehicles at the Rosneft's well-developed retail sites network. Round-the-clock operating mode and related services will make it possible for drivers to spend time in comfort at the Company's retail stations while waiting for their EV to charge. They can enjoy freshly brewed coffee and a quick meal in a cafeteria, buy convenience goods in a store or use other amenities offered by a retail site.
While ensuring high quality standards of petroleum products and non-fuel services, the retail sites network of Rosneft expands additional services for the sake of convenience of its customers. The Company will continue further development of the charging infrastructure at its retail sites in line with forecast demand and electric cars market development.
Rosseti is one of Russia's largest operators of the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles. The company operates over 260 such stations.