May 29, 2017

UNECE’s Drina nexus project points to untapped cooperation potential in hydropower

Synchronised operation of power plants along the Drina and its tributaries could markedly increase production downstream, according to an integrated resource assessment. A multi-country electricity system model was developed for…

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May 26, 2017

EBRD updated GPN for Gradačac water supply project

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) updated the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for a project to rehabilitate water supply system in Gradačac, in Bosnia and Hercegovina. The proposed…

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May 24, 2017

New milestone in waste management regulation of BIH Federation

The government of the Bosnia-Herzegovina Federation adopted draft amendments to the Law on Waste Management which define special categories of waste which are harmful to the environment and health of…

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May 23, 2017

German VE Grebak plans to build windfarm in Nevesinje area

Republika Srpska Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining Petar Đokić lent his support to an initiative to build a windfarm in eastern Herzegovina. Đokić told representatives of the German company…

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May 22, 2017

Water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus and benefits of cooperation in the Western Balkans

  Project: Greening economic development in Western Balkans trough applying a nexus approach and identification of benefits of transboundary cooperation Funded by: Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea Countries:…

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May 22, 2017

Energy efficiency in Bosnia and Herzegovina: opportunity or obligation?

Author: Nihad Harbaš, Energy and climate change consultant  BiH: Are end users still wasting energy? Specific energy consumption of  heat energy and electricity is still quite high in Bosnia and…

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May 11, 2017

EUR 25 million loan for upgrading Sarajevo water supply network

The reconstruction of the water supply network in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, is financed with a EUR 25 million sovereign loan provided to the Sarajevo Canton Water and…

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May 5, 2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina plans to establish power exchange soon

Power exchange could be established soon in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Independent System Operator (NSO) of Bosnia and Herzegovina announced. This step is a prerequisite for the development of a functional…

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May 4, 2017

Strabag and Končar late in delivering project documentation for HPP Vranduk

Construction works on Vranduk hydropower plant (HPP Vranduk) have been stalled. According to local media reports, the consortium comprising Austrian Strabag and Croatian Končar has delayed in delivering project documentation…

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April 30, 2017

H.E. Nicola Minasi, Ambassador of the Republic of Italy in BiH: Water management of high priority for Italian government

The Italian Government is working on many environmental protection issues that involve water management in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the wider region. As part of that support, in cooperation with…

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