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Serbia eyes partnership with Romania on 200 MW HPP - media

Serbia eyes partnership with Romania on 200 MW HPP - media

BELGRADE (Serbia), September 13 (SeeNews) - Serbia plans to approach Romania with an offer for the joint construction of a 200 megawatt (MW) unit at the Djerdap I hydro power plant (HPP) on the Danube river, Belgrade-based media reported.

The proposed unit should cost around 70 million euro ($93 million), news portal Tanjugbiz.rs reported on Thursday, quoting Ljubomir Aksentijevic, special advisor to the country's energy minister.

The Djerdap I HPP, launched in 1970 as a joint-venture between the governments of Romania and then Yugoslavia, has 12 units. The Serbian side of the HPP facility currently has six units with a combined installed capacity of 1,026 MW.

($=0.753 euro)

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