Energy Efficiency

Switzerland helps energy efficiency project in Trebinje

Photo: trebinje.rs.ba

Published

March 12, 2018

Comments

0

Share

Published:

March 12, 2018

Comments:

0

Share

The Swiss Foundation Esertek will participate in the financing of the energy efficiency improvement of the Trebinje City Hall worth a total of EUR 280,000.

Trebinje Mayor Luka Petrović said that  Foundation will contribute EUR 128,000 to the project, while the rest of the funds will be provided by the Government of Republika Srpska.

“We want to modernize our City Hall, to equip it with modern systems that will increase energy efficiency,” Petrović said.

He noted that project documentation and feasibility study must be prepared first, and then the works can start. According to Petrović all of this activities will take at least a year and a half.

Trebinje mayor said that the Swiss Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina participates in the implementation of several projects related to the water and sewage system, energy efficiency, support to the non-governmental sector, security, family.

Petrović and Swiss Ambassador to BiH Andrea Rauber Saxer talked about increasing the energy efficiency of the City Hall. Mayor used the opportunity to present to Swiss Ambassador the project of developing a smart city, as well as all the procedures that need to be introduced.

He revealed that Trebinje will apply for the support of this project.

Andrea Rauber Saxer welcomed the efforts of the City of Trebinje to become a smart city.

“I would like to see all cities in BiH aim to become ‘smart cities’ and that the state will become a ‘smart state’,” she said.

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

EEA EUR 8.3 million street lighting Bulgarian municipalities

Bulgarian municipalities get EUR 8.3 million for street lighting through EEA

11 January 2021 - Local authorities in Bulgaria are renewing street lighting systems in projects worth almost EUR 9.2 million, most of which was secured through EEA Grants

Renewables electric cars lighting Smart Road Tirana

Renewables to power electric cars, lighting on Smart Road Tirana

08 January 2021 - Within a pilot project in Tirana, small solar and wind power devices will be used to supply the energy for public lighting and chargers for electric cars

Kostas Skrekas minister environment energy Greece

Kostas Skrekas becomes Minister of the Environment and Energy of Greece

08 January 2021 - New Minister of the Environment and Energy of Greece Kostas Skrekas took over the post from Kostis Hatzidakis. Major reforms are already underway.

Professors coal uncompetitive, energy transition accelerate

Professors say coal already uncompetitive, energy transition must accelerate in region

22 December 2020 - Energy transition into renewables is necessary and more cost effective even than to maintain coal thermal power plants, the academic community claims