Bosnia's Elektros starts construction of 4.9 MW hydropower plant in Foca
BANJA LUKA (Bosnia and Herzegovina), September 17 (SeeNews) – Bosnian engineering company Elektros has launched the construction of a small 4.9 megawatts (MW) hydro power plant (HPP), worth 15 million marka ($10 million/7.7 million euro), in southern Foca, the municipality said.
The company was awarded a 30-year concession by the Serb Republic to build the plant on the Govza river, Foca added on its website on Tuesday. The facility's annual output is seen at 22 million kilowatt hours (KWh) when completed within a year.
A total of six concessions for the construction of seven small hydro power plants in the Foca region have already been granted, of which only two are completed to date.
Elektros is based in Banja Luka, the capital of the Serb Republic. Bosnia has another entity, the Muslim-Croat Federation.