Considering the situation created at national level as a result of the spread of COVID-19 virus, as well as the socio-economic impact on the company – ELCEN being the main supplier of heat and hot water for Bucharest residents, as well as an important national safety element through the production and the delivery of electricity in the National Energy System – a continuity plan of the activity aimed at protecting the personnel and ensuring the continuity of the electricity and thermal energy production has been implemented, the company announced.
“The operational activity of ELCEN is not disturbed by the evolution of COVID-19 in Romania. There are no persons infected with COVID-19 at the company level. 28 people have now isolated themselves at home as they have returned from leave from areas outside the country or have come into contact with people who have recently returned from outside Romania,” the company statement reveals.
“ELCEN is a critical infrastructure, a key element for maintaining the state of stability and security, both socially and economically. As a result, any malfunctions or vulnerabilities that involve the disruption of the activity can have critical consequences on the economic-social life.
In close connection with the Ministry of Economy, Energy and Business Environment, as well as with the other competent authorities, ELCEN, through the working group formed for the supervision, management, prevention and mitigation of the possible effects of COVID-19, makes every effort to protect its own employees and in order to safely provide electrical and thermal energy.”