Republic of Srpska plans to build solar power plants on abandoned coal mines

Republic of Srpska plans to build solar power plants on abandoned coal mines

23 September 2021 - The Minister of Energy and Mining Petar Đokić has discussed the construction of solar power plants with the management of RiTE Ugljevik.


China pledges to stop building new coal power plants abroad

22 September 2021 - China, the biggest builder of coal-fired power plants in Balkan countries, is set to stop developing new coal power projects outside of its borders.

Locals activists coal plant Ugljevik 3 study clearly incomplete

Locals, activists say coal plant Ugljevik 3 study is clearly incomplete

01 September 2021 - Locals and environmentalists said the draft environmental study for Ugljevik 3 coal project is incomplete and that it doesn't reveal the real potential damage


Coal power stations in Western Balkans emit twice as much SO2 as EU plants

13 July 2021 - The Western Balkans’ 18 coal-fired power plants released twice as much sulfur dioxide in 2019 as all 221 such facilities in the EU.

Firms China Poland deal Ugljevik 3 coal plant BiH

Firms from China, Poland ink deal for Ugljevik 3 coal plant in BiH

30 June 2021 - Environmentalists demand Comsar's concession for coal plant Ugljevik 3 to be canceled following a construction deal between previously unknown firms

TPP Ugljevik desulfurization unit offline operation permit

TPP Ugljevik takes desulfurization unit offline on lack of operation permit

24 December 2020 - The Ugljevik coal complex has lifted its power prices due to the new desulfurization unit, but it can't regularly work without an operation permit

Ugljevik coal power BiH desulfurization

Ugljevik coal power plant in BiH connects desulfurization unit

29 October 2020 - Regular desulfurization finally started in the thermal power plant in Ugljevik. Contractor Mitsubishi Power received a similar order from Serbia.

Coal plant SO2 emissions in Western Balkans

SO2 emissions in Western Balkans coal plants six times above limit in 2019

23 June 2020 - There was no improvement last year on air pollution from lignite-fired industrial facilities reported to...

ERS ready to lead region’s energy transition

24 December 2019 - State power utility Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske (ERS) plans to build 1,000 MW of new renewable...

Ugljevik desumporizacija desumporizaciju ugalj uglja

Ugljevik testing desulfurization in coal power plant

13 December 2019 - The RiTE Ugljevik mine and coal power plant has said it switched on its desulfurization...

Ugljevik 3 power plant project not to use approved environmental permit

30 November 2018 - Bosnia and Herzegovina committed not to use the environmental permit issued as a result of...

ERS posts EUR 28.6 million profit in H1, presses ahead with HPP, small HPP, wind park projects

03 August 2018 - Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske (ERS) reported a EUR 28.6 million profit in the first half of...

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