Moscow, July 1, 2021: EPM-Novosibirsk and EPM-Novocherkassk Electrode Plants have concluded contracts to have solar energy supplied by the Hevel Group (Avelar Solar Technology).
Within the sustainable development strategy, the EPM Group decided to acquire the green energy using renewable sources. The consumption of solar energy will enable the Group to reduce its carbon signature in the atmosphere.
“We are particularly concerned with the issues of global climate change, striving to offer more eco-friendly products to our customers. The use of renewable and ecologically clean energy is a principal step towards environment protection against negative impacts,” said Marat Kharisov, EPM Group Director General.
EPM Group is Russia’s leading company specializing in production of carbon-graphite products. Its core business is the manufacture of high-tech electrode, cathode, and other carbon-graphite products for enterprises involved in the production of steel, aluminum, and ferrous alloys, silicone, chemical and machine-building industry. The sales territory covers over 60 countries. The EPM Group includes two major manufacturing plants, Novosibirsk and Novocherkassk Electrode Plants, plus the Doncarb Graphite, LLC with sites located in Novocherkassk and Chelyabinsk.
The Hevel Group was established in 2009 and now it is Russia’s sole vertically integrated manufacturer of solar modules. The Company is primarily concerned with high-tech production of efficient solar modules based on one of the most cutting-edge technologies in the world, a turn-key construction, and operation of solar power plants, as well as research and development in photovoltaics.