First solar power facility in Bijeljina launched


March 24, 2015





March 24, 2015




The roof of the gym of Vuk Karadžić elementary school in Bijeljina was equipped with the first solar power plant in the town, portal said. The capacity is 180 kW, and the annual production plan at 1,050 hours of illumination is 188 MWh.

Investor Marko Stajić from MTM Energy of Banjaluka said the BAM 500,000 (EUR 256,000) investment should pay off after ten years. Snežana Topić from Neutron d. o. o. of Bijeljina, the engineering company in the project, said power plants like this one are usually installed on public buildings and have a lifespan of 25 to 30 years. She added similar facilities exist in Banjaluka and the town of Kalesija, daily Glas Srpske’s portal said.

The project was launched in cooperation with Bijeljina municipality, which will collect income from the investor for using its property.


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