DTEK is a privately owned, diversified energy conglomerate in Ukraine. Its holding and main operating companies are incorporated in the Netherlands, with operations and assets mainly in Ukraine. DTEK engages in coal mining, thermal power generation, electricity distribution, renewable energy, natural gas production, and energy efficiency services. It was established in 2005 to consolidate the thermal power generation, electricity distribution and coal mining companies acquired through privatization processes and to transform these into modern, well-managed and performing enterprises. It is a member of EURELECTRIC, EURACOAL, EFET and EBA and a party to the United Nations Global Compact. It has 75,000 employees.