Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining of the Republic of Serbian Petar Djokic said that the Government and the Ministry are of great importance to the project of construction of small hydropower Medna in the final stages of construction, and that the completed construction of the tunnel of 2,650 meters, the only one of its kind in RS
– To talk about the seriousness of the investor and the project and its quality. Efforts began on the construction of the plant will be the project preparation for the final phase of its implementation, to be prepared and technically put into operation by mid next year – said Djokic.
According to him, the Serbian Republic is very important that the background of this project, the Austrian energy group Kelag as the most respectable European company with Interenergo Slovenia and L.S.B. power Banjaluka.
– This project will generate a very large effects in terms of electricity generation and will significantly improve the balance of the energy produced in the Republic of Serbian. The planned size of the plant is 4.9 MW, which is extremely high capacity and a large amount of energy to be produced here. Big impact felt by domestic construction companies – explained Djokic.
He was yesterday in Rybnik after the official opening of the tunnel on building small hydro Inter said that the second time visiting this site, which wants to show that the Serbian Government is seriously interested in this project are the most challenged some associations and non-governmental organizations, allegedly, for environmental reasons.
– This is a project that is being built and implemented in accordance with the planned schedule, even though there were some problems. It was made derivation tunnel, which is a project initiated in much more complex phase of construction work, than originally planned. This increased the value of investments that were originally supposed to amount to 25 million KM, and now will amount to EUR 21 million – said Djokic.