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FBiH government greenlights Ivovik, Orlovača wind farms

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February 25, 2020

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The Government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) has given the initial consent for issuing energy permits for wind farms Ivovik, with the capacity of 84 MW, and Orlovača, which has 42.9 MW. The two units are planned to be built in the municipalities of Tomislavgrad and Livno.

In January, FBiH also gave the initial consent for four wind farms with a total installed capacity of 165.8 MW, which is to be built near Tomislavgrad and Posušje.

The expected annual production of the Ivovik wind farm is 236.6 GWh, compared to 99 GWh for Orlovača

The entity government gave the Federal Ministry of Energy, Mining and Industry (FMERI) preliminary approval to issue energy permits to VE Ivovik Sarajevo for the construction of the Ivovik wind farm with 42 towers of 2 MW each, eligible for a matching, 84 MW grid connection and a planned annual electricity production of 236.6 GWh, FBiH said on its website.

The construction of the wind farm is envisaged in the western part of Tomislavgrad municipality and the eastern part of Livno municipality.

Wind farms will be built by VE Ivovik Sarajevo and HB Wind Livno

The equivalent approval was given for HB Wind Livno, for the construction of the Orlovača wind farm. The project is for 13 turbines of 3.3 MW each with a secured 42.9 MW grid connection. the estimated power output is 99 GWh per year.

The wind farm should be built on the Orlovača site, in the Livno municipality.

According to official data as of October, five investors in wind farms with 230 MW in total were awarded energy permits. Another six entities, with endeavors of 190 MW altogether, are in the process.

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