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Tender for Podveležje windmill in the pipeline

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May 22, 2015

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After the Government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina gave approval to the Federal Ministry of Energy, Mining and Industry to issue an energy permit for the building of the Podveležje windmill with 48 MW of installed power and planned annual electricity production of 10 GWh, the Parliament is on the move, Sarajevo Times reported, quoting Ekapija.ba portal.

Amil Kamenica, head of capital investments in Elektroprivreda BiH utility, said a lot of paperwork and permits are needed for the project to be completed. Preparation of the tender documentation is in progress, he added. Financing is provided and everything runs by its course,“ Kamenica said, emphasizing that he expects all arrangements for the Podveležje windmill to be finished this year, in order for it to be built in 2016.

He announced the construction of Elektroprivreda BiH’s Vranduk hydropower plant should start as well. The primary goal is the contribution to reducing emissions of CO2 and other pollutants, improvement of the total ratio of the energy produced in hydro and thermal power plants of Elektroprivreda BiH, and the contribution to the economic development of the Federation of BiH, Kamenica said and added the company plans to construct new hydro and thermal capacities.

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