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EPCG to invest EUR 700 million to build new renewables capacities, upgrade other facilities

Author: Vladimir Berbatović Source: Balkan Green Energy News https://balkangreenenergynews.com/epcg-to-invest-eur-700-million-to-build-new-renewables-capacities-upgrade-other-facilities/ State power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (ЕPCG) will invest a total of EUR 700 million to build new renewable energy capacities and upgrade its other power generation facilities to bring them into line with environmental standards, with the aim of reducing dependence on imports due to hydrologic conditions,…

EPS to invest EUR 4.6 billion by 2027, EUR 700 million to go into hydropower, renewables

Author: Vladimir Spasić Source: Balkan Green Energy News https://balkangreenenergynews.com/eps-to-invest-eur-4-6-billion-by-2027-eur-700-million-to-go-into-hydropower-renewables/ Public power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) intends to invest EUR 4.6 billion from 2019 to 2027, of which EUR 1.6 billion in the modernization of existing and construction of new thermal power plants (TPPs) as well as environmental protection, EUR 1,3 billion in distribution projects, EUR 1 billion…

Romanian hydropower company spends EUR 80 mln to refurbish 350MW power plant

Romania’s state-owned hydropower company Hidroelectrica will totally refurbish its hydropower plant (CHE) Râu Mare – Retezat under a EUR 80 million project, financed from own funds. The plan’s capacity will increase to 350MW after the process, Economica.net reported. The company wants to make CHE Râu Mare – Retezat the country’s largest supplier of system services,…

Romania’s hydropower company inaugurates new 12MW power plant

State-owned Hidroelectrica, the biggest electricity producer in Romania, announced that it has commissioned a 12MW power plant at Bretea – on Strei river, in Hunedoara county (western part of Romania). This is also the first automated plant, remotely controlled – a technology that will be deployed to each of Hidroelectrica’s 200 hydropower plants in operation,…

Serbian energy regulator approves grid’s development, investment plans

Author: Vladimir Spasić Source: Balkan Green Energy News https://balkangreenenergynews.com/serbian-energy-regulator-approves-grids-development-investment-plans/ The Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia (AERS) has approved the Transmission System Development Plan for 2019-2028 and the Transmission System Investment Plan for 2019-2021. The plans were adopted by state-owned company Elektromreža Srbije, Serbia’s transmission system operator (TSO). In the Development Plan for 2019-2028,…

Serbia to invest 800 mln euro in overhaul of hydro power plants – report

Author: grendelkhan. License: Creative Commons, Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic. BELGRADE (Serbia), October 8 (SeeNews) – Serbian state-owned power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) plans to invest 800 million euro ($878.3 million) in the overhaul of hydro power plants across the country, news agency Tanjug reported. The investment will ensure the stability of electricity production from hydro power…

State-owned Hidroelectrica submits letter of intent for CEZ assets in Romania

Romania’s largest power producer Hidroelectrica, 80%-controlled by the state, has submitted a non-binding letter of intent for purchasing the assets of Czech utility group CEZ in Romania, Hidroelectrica CEO Bogdan Badea confirmed at an energy conference, according to Economica.net. The interest for the assets is high, CEZ speakesperson Ladislav Kriz said quoted by Profit.ro. CEZ…

Montenegro’s EPCG gets loan from Germany’s KfW for hydro plant overhaul

SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Montenegro power utility EPCG EPCG.MOT signed a 33 million euro ($36.5 million) loan deal with German state-owned development bank KfW [KFW.UL] on Wednesday to help fund the overhaul of three turbines at its 307 megawatt (MW) Perucica hydro power plant. The deal is a part of the KfW’s ongoing 80-million-euro Greening Public…

Consultant sought to help launch renewable energy auctions in Kosovo

Kosovo* Author: Balkan Green Energy News Source: Balkan Green Energy News https://balkangreenenergynews.com/consultant-sought-to-help-launch-renewable-energy-auctions-in-kosovo/ The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has invited expressions of interest in providing it with consultancy services in order support the Government of Kosovo* in developing and implement a competitive scheme for the award of future support to renewable energy generators….

Montenegro govt endorses concession deal with PM Hydro for HPP construction

PODGORICA (Montenegro), September 6 (SeeNews) – Montenegro’s government has approved a concession agreement with local company PM Hydro for the construction of a 995 kW hydro power plant (HPP), it said on Friday. The project envisages the construction of a hydro power plant on Vranjestica river in Kolasin municipality, which will produce 3.35 GWh of…

HPP BUK BIJELA

In March 2019 Serbia and Republika Srpska (RS) intend to jointly build the hydropower plant (HPP) Buk Bijela. The installed capacity of more than 180 MW, will equally contribute

to the energy stability of Serbia and the RS. HPP Buk Bijela will be built about 11.6 kilometres upstream from Foča. It is planned to be equipped with three hydro generators with

a total capacity of 93 MW, with the expected average annual electricity generation at around 330 GWh. The project would require an investment of EUR 193 million. Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) is currently reviewing the project for HPPs Buk Bijela, to be followed by determining the pace of implementation.

OVERHAUL OF DJERDAP 1,2 HPPS

At the end of 2017, EP S announced its intention to overhaul 10 units of HPP Đerdap 2 over 10 years, to help ex tend the plant ’s lifespan and boost its capacity by 50 MW. EPS and Siloviye Mashiny are cooperating on the overhaul of HPP Đerdap 1. The overhaul began in 2009. In Jul y 2018, the t wo companies signed a contract on the modernization of the A2 and A3 units in or der to complete the revitalization of the entire HPP in 2021.

CONSTRUCTION OF 2 SMALL HYDROPOWER PLANTS

EPS (Serbian state-owned power utility) plans the construction of 2 small hydropower plants on existing dams – SHPP Celije and SHP P Rovni. The project is a part of the programme for reconstruction of SHPPs through the loan of EBRD. The programme encompasses the reconstruction of 15 SHP Ps with total installed capacity of 18 MW. The project also includes the supply of electrical and mechanical equipment and their installation. Once the tender documents are signed, the works will be completed within 62 weeks.