News

Locals threaten to block construction of SHPP

Published

September 17, 2015

Comments

0

Share

Published:

September 17, 2015

Comments:

0

Share

A group of citizens from the communities of Jeleč and Miljevina in Foča municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina’s southeast demanded from the responsible inspection body to halt construction of small hydropower plant (SHPP) Govza 1, Nezavisne novine’s portal said.

Local population may organize protests and block works because they endanger their safety, the group said. They demanded from the authorities to make the investor, Elektros d. o. o., and contractor, Radis d. o. o., respect conditions noted in permits and the project’s provisions. The citizens noted there is everyday use of explosives. They added they suspect safety measures were avoided and that the structures have no support in walls and piles, which were planned in the project.

Locals said the pipeline isn’t being covered with earth and that the building of the 5 MW power plant is bigger than predicted. Local councils will organize gatherings in order to discuss developments concerning construction of SHPPs Govza 1 and Govza 2, and the projects’ impact on roads, environment and Govza river (pictured). The construction started on July 30 last year, and in the meantime the investor has breached deadlines for the BAM 15 million (EUR 7.67 million) worth SHPP Govza 1.

Related Articles

Romania renewables statistically attributed Netherlands

Romania’s renewables can statistically be attributed to Netherlands

28 June 2022 - The EU enables countries to pay other member states to formally make up for shortfalls in achieving own green energy targets

offshore-wind-installation-vessels

EU faces challenges in delivering on ambitious offshore wind target

28 June 2022 - The ambitious target could prove challenging due to expected shortages of specialized offshore wind installation vessels

NASA-fission-nuclear-moon

NASA sets out to develop nuclear power plant on the Moon

28 June 2022 - Success in building such power systems would pave the way for long-term missions on the Moon and Mars, NASA said

EU energy ministers targets renewables energy efficiency

EU energy ministers aiming at more ambitious renewables, energy efficiency targets

28 June 2022 - The Council of the EU wants to boost the renewables and energy savings targets via the Fit-for-55 package, which depends on upcoming talks