The Kakanj Coal Fired Power Plant Unit 8 is 350MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Zenica-Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 350 350 Permitting Zenica-Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Description

It is a steam turbine with cogen power plant.

The project will generate 1,755,000MWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $672.276m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

About

JP Elektroprivreda BiH d.d. Sarajevo (EPBiH) is an electric utility company. The company generates, distributes, supplies and trades electricity. In addition the company also produces thermal energy and steam processing using coal and hydro sources. EPBiH owns and operates Jablanica, Grabovica, Salakovac hydro plants on Neretva River and various small hydro power plants; and Tuzla and Kakanj thermal power plants. It distributes electricity in Una-Sana, Herzegovina-Neretva, Sarajevo, Bosnian-Podrinje, Central Bosnia, Tuzla, Zenica-Doboj cantons. The company is owned by the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Investiciona grupa d.d. Sarajevo and other shareholders. EPBiH is headquartered in Sarajevo, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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