The energy ministry of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina said local paper mill operator Natron-Hayat d. o. o. from Maglaj has applied for an energy permit for a biomass-fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant, SeeNews reports. The company, subsidiary of a member of Hayat Holding Group from Turkey, plans to build a facility with heat energy capacity of 35 MW and electric output of 8.1 MW, with an estimated annual production of 30 GW of heating energy and 64.2 GW of electricity, the ministry said in a statement.
The document revealed energy permit applications were also filed by EKO-REM d. o. o. from Sarajevo for a small hydropower plant of 380 kW, named Kosova, and by developers of nine solar facilities from 23 kW to 150 kW.
The Federation of BiH is one of the two autonomous entities that make up the country. The other one is the Republic of Srpska.