Renewables

Public call issued for concession for 25 MW solar power plant in BiH

Posušje Public call concession 25 MW solar power plant BiH

Photo: Michael Schwarzenberger from Pixabay

Published

November 11, 2021

Comments

0

Share

Published:

November 11, 2021

Comments:

0

Share

A 25 MW solar power plant project is underway near Posušje in the southwest of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The local authority valued it at EUR 16.6 million in a public call for a concession.

The Government of the West Herzegovina Canton issued a public call for awarding a 30-year concession for the construction and operation of a photovoltaic plant in Čitluk in the municipality of Posušje. The document envisages a grid-connected capacity of 25 MW.

The Starka location, 3.4 kilometers from Posušje, near Bosnia and Herzegovina’s border with Croatia, spans 28.4 hectares. The land is registered as a low-grade forest. The estimated value of the investment is EUR 16.6 million.

The canton’s government said the facility should be connected to the transmission network of 110 kV. The investor will be obligated to  clear property rights and get necessary permits before taking posession of the land.

The chosen company will pay at least 2% of its annual gross revenue from electricity as a concession fee

The bid must be accompanied by an equivalent banking guarantee, valid for 60 days. The one-off concession fee has to be worth at least 1% of the estimated value of the investment. The chosen company will pay at least 2% of its annual gross revenue from electricity as a concession fee.

The Government of the West Herzegovina Canton gave a hint in September that it would award the concession to limited liability company Astera from Posušje. The Independent System Operator in Bosnia and Herzegovina (NOS BiH) has its 25 MW project on the list of applications for connecting to the network.

The opening of the bids is scheduled for December 10 in Posušje. State-owned power utility Elektroprivreda HZ HB is working on its Poklečani wind power plant project in the same municipality. The company is currently looking for a contractor to deliver the design for the facility.

Comments (0)

Be the first one to comment on this article.

Enter Your Comment
Please wait... Please fill in the required fields. There seems to be an error, please refresh the page and try again. Your comment has been sent.

Related Articles

croatia-grid-connection-fee-res-croatia-ivo-milatic

Croatia’s long-awaited grid connection fee may unlock EUR 1 billion in renewables investment

13 June 2024 - By 2030, Ivo Milatić expects renewable sources will account for 8 GW of Croatia’s 10.5 GW electricity production capacity

solar-battery-storage-eu-solar-power-europe

Solar battery storage in EU doubles for three straight years

12 June 2024 - The EU installed 17.2 GWh of new battery storage systems in 2023, a 94% increase compared to 2022, says SolarPower Europe

north macedonia hristijan mickoski mef giles dickson

New wind farm to produce one-fifth of North Macedonia’s current power output

12 June 2024 - One of the first foreign investments in the new government's term will be a wind park, according to Hristijan Mickoski

energy vault som energy storage

Harnessing gravity to turn supertall buildings into energy storage systems

11 June 2024 - Energy Vault plans to deploy this innovative concept in supertall buildings around the world with Chicago-based architecture firm SOM