It incorporates 10 new units of electric vehicles, with an autonomy of 230 kilometers or 124 miles at a cost 4 times lower than in cars that run on petroleum products.
BÁVARO, La Altagracia. The Consorcio Energético Punta Cana-Macao (CEPM) began a process of replacing its fleet of vehicles with electric units within the framework of its commitment to environmental protection, displacing the use of petroleum products, which means less emission of dioxide of carbon to the atmosphere.
The company, a subsidiary of InterEnergy and that promotes electric mobility in the country, takes another step in its project by acquiring a new fleet consisting of 10 IONIQ 5-door and 5-seater electric vehicles produced by the Korean manufacturer Hyundai.
The vehicles count – after being loaded – with an autonomy of 230 kilometers.
CEPM promotes electric mobility in the country as part of its commitment to innovation, which is why it has created the InterEnergy Systems division with regional scope, starting with the Dominican Republic and Panama. Within this division, the EverGo fast charging station project was born for the initial installation of 500 chargers nationwide.
At the beginning of this year, the CEO of InterEnergy Group, Rolando González Bunster, highlighted the company’s confidence in the country and its willingness to continue supporting the tourism development of the Dominican Republic in a sustainable way, betting for electric mobility this 2019.
“By the end of next year, CEPM will install around 500 high-speed electric chargers and will promote tourist transport with electric vehicles, because they are 4 times more efficient than gasoline vehicles, they do not emit polluting gases, they can be recharged with a credit card, virtual wallet or charged to the post-paid invoice, ”the company said in a press statement in early 2019.
In addition to the environmental benefits, with its new fleet, CEPM will be reducing its transportation operating expenses, thanks to electric cars being almost 4 times more efficient than vehicles that use fuel.