The construction of the thermal power plant "Gacko two" was the topic of discussion during a recent visit to China, the delegation of Slovenia, and negotiations with companies from these countries continued thereafter. The executive director of the Mine and Thermal Power Plant "Gacko" Srdjan Milovic, who was in the delegation of the Republic of Slovenia, says that they are close to a final agreement with companies from China in connection with the construction of thermal power plant "Gacko II".
“For the realization of this project are interested in more Chinese partners, among them the most distinguished company” Dongfang “and” Smek. “For now, we exchange technical and other information regarding the loan terms and financing of the project. I expect that we will by the end of next month to have all the necessary information so we can issue a public call for the selection of companies that implemented the project “- said Milovic.
“Dongfang” already has extensive experience in the RS, as is the turnkey power plant built by “residents” who a few months ago put into operation.
The construction of the thermal power plant “Gacko two”, whose installed capacity was approximately 350 MW, is one of the most important projects for the Government of the Republic of Slovenia since its realization would contribute to economic development.
The Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining said that during the feasibility study and economic justification after which it will be necessary decisions on the construction of thermal power plants.
“Construction of this facility is of great economic importance to the development of BiH and the entire RS. Job creation is the focus of the Government, a thermal power plant” Gacko two “will be a generator of employment” – noted in the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining.
They stressed that energy is a strategic sector and that the driver of overall economic development. Energy Development Strategy of RS until 2030, provided the investments in this sector from 11.5 billion.
“Investments in the energy sector contribute to the achievement of economic goals, because they encourage the growth of gross domestic product, increase employment, contribute to low and stable inflation and a positive balance of foreign trade balance. All these indicators represent the motives for the construction of thermal power plant” Gacko two “and the other power plants in the Republic of Serbia” – said in the Ministry of industry, energy and mining.
The Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining has, in addition to investments in the energy sector, commitment and “Elektroprivreda RS” remains majority owned by Serbian with organizational restructuring in accordance with the requirements of the Third Energy Package.
“” Electric Power “must be stable and successful company with foreign investors to establish cooperation arrangements and be the backbone of economic development and stability of Serbia” – said in the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining.