You have 3 free articles left this month. Get your free Basic subscription now and gain instant access to more.

Central Bosnia Canton terminates ten concession contracts for hydropower plants

Central Bosnia Canton terminates ten concession contracts for hydropower plants HydroLand hydropower plant, Idaho. Image by HydroLand.

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), January 28 (SeeNews) - The government of Bosnia's Central Bosnia Canton said on Friday it has decided to terminate ten concession agreements for the construction and operation of small hydropower plants.

Seven of the agreements concern planned hydropower plants in the municipality of Fojnica, one in the municipality of Kiseljak, one in the municipality of Bugojno and one in the municipality of Novi Travnik, the government of Central Bosnia Canton said in a statement.

The reasons for the termination of the contracts is primarily financial, local news agency Indikator reported.

Bosnia's Federation recently proposed an amendment to the electricity bill which would ban the construction of small hydropower plants with an installed capacity of up to 10 MW in the entity in order to prevent river damage.

The Federation is one of the two entities that form Bosnia and Herzegovina. The other one is the Serb Republic.

Share this story
SeeNews in Brief

View our Newsletters

 
Compare