Mini hydro power plants take the first spot
, primarily the announcement of the construction of a small hydro power plant on the Moravica river in Ivanjica
, made in January. The power plant should have 670 kW of installed power and produce 2.23 million kWh of power each year.
The construction should have started in March 2018, but the first steps, that is, the demolition of the concrete footbridge on the Moravica, were taken in July only.
The investor in this project is Elektroprivreda Srbije, the construction costs EUR 1.24 million, and the funds are provided from the credit of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).Three SHPP of EPS, those in Uzice, Priboj and Prijepolje
, were also reconstructed within the project of the reconstruction of 15 SHPPs in Serbia, also using the proceeds from the EBRD`s loan.
The second spot
on our list belongs to the opening of the Alibunar wind farm of the Belgian company Elicio
, with 42 MW of power and 21 generators, which will provide 38,000 households with wind power. Aside from 21 generators, the wind farm complex also includes a substation and the power line.
The Alibunar wind farm is the first wind farm built in Serbia that features a connection to the power transfer system, the use of which will considerably reduce the emission of CO2 by 88,000 tons a year.
The third spot
belongs to the first phase of the construction of the Kosava wind farm near Vrsac
. Fintel Energija announced in mid-July that it was successfully carrying out the works on the third wind farm it is building in Serbia, the value of which exceeded EUR 20 million at the time, whereas the total investment amounts to EUR 120 million.
The completion of this wind farm with 20 wind generators, with 69 MW of installed power, which will produce power for 45,000 households, is expected in 2019.
The fourth spot
belongs to the announcement of the construction of another wind farm in Alibunar
, whose construction is planned by another Belgian company, Windvision Operations.
The construction of the Banat wind farm is planned in New Kozjak, right next to the Alibunar wind farm, and the Belgian company filed an initiative for the adoption of the decision on the preparation of the Detailed Regulation Plan for the Banat wind farm in Alibunar, for the purpose of the construction of the wind farm, in early 2018.