Bosnia's Elektroprivreda in final talks on Banovici solar park investment - report

The mining centre utilises solar power. Image by City of Whyalla (www.whyalla.sa.gov.au)

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), September 22 (SeeNews) - Bosnian power utility Elektroprivreda BiH [SAJ:JPESR] is in final negotiations with the municipality of Banovici for the construction of a 10 MW solar park, local media reported.

The company and the municipality may sign a contract for the investment project next week, news agency Faktor quoted Banovici mayor, Bego Gutic, as saying on Wednesday.

The municipality intends to contribute a 100,000 sq m land plot for the solar park, whereas the remaining part of the investment will be financed by Elektroprivreda BiH, Gutic said.

Following the signing of the contract, the power utility will launch a tender for a contractor which will be expected to build the solar park in a period of 18 months. The start of construction works is projected for early 2023, according to the media report.

Banovici is located near the city of Tuzla.

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