Bosnia’s HEV completes Bocac 2 HPP project
Bosnian hydro power company Hidroelektrane na Vrbasu (HEV) has completed the construction of a hydro power plant in the municipality of Mrkonjic Grad, the office of the president of the country’s Serb Republic entity said.
Hidroelektrane na Vrbasu invested 42 million marka ($24.7 million/21.5 million euro) in the construction of the 8.76 MW Bocac 2 hydro power plant, which will employ 32 people, the Serb Republic presidential office said in a statement.
“Such facilities produce energy and stability, which is our priority. In the future, the Serb Republic will have to build more such facilities,” the entity president, Milorad Dodik, said during the official launch of the hydro power plant.
HEV is part of Bosnian power utility Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske.
The Serb Republic is one of the two entities that form Bosnia. The other is the Federation.
(1 euro = 1.95583 Bosnian marka)
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