Romania, Niculae Havrilet has been appointed as the CEO of DEER, the electricity distribution subsidiary of the Electrica Group

, SEE Energy News

State Secretary at the Romanian Ministry of Energy Niculae Havrilet has been appointed as the CEO of Distributie Energie Electrica Romania (DEER), the electricity distribution subsidiary of the Electrica Group, for six-month term.

From 2012 to 2017, Niculae held the position of President of the National Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE). Also, he is a member of the Supervisor Board of OMV Petrom since March 2020.

DEER serves more than 3.8 million consumers, both residential and industrial, in the regions of Northern Muntenia, Northern Transylvania and Southern Transylvania. It operates 198,988 kilometers of electric lines in 18 counties, covering just over 40 % of Romanian territory. It was established in early 2021, following the merger of Electrica’s distribution subsidiaries.