The President of the Republic of Serbian Milorad Dodik said that on Sunday in Beijing, representatives of the Chinese company China International Water & Electric Corporation informed him that in two to four months they will submit technical and financial proposal for the construction of HPP Dabar.
– We can expect in the next two to four months that technical and financial offer to come to the Republic of Serbian and that we will, once we have reviewed the offer, will be able to sign a contract on performance – Dodik said after meeting with representatives of corporations.
The President of the Republic of Slovenia said that it enters the next phase of construction of hydropower plants upper horizons, which, as an idea, waiting for more than 40 years, and the last five years has been the subject of legal disputes between the Republic of Serbian and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in connection with the so-called conversion of water, which challenged the federal side.
Noting that the Chinese corporation China International Water & Electric Corporation previously signed Memorandum of activities related to the construction of hydropower plants upper horizons, Dodik said that the Serbian own, that means HE Trebišnjica in the amount of about 150 KM already entered into activities connection with the construction of the tunnel at Beaver and commencement of preparatory work for the construction of HPP Dabar.
– They are the memorandum committed to prepare a bid for the final works. I spoke today with them as to where the team arrived and I am informed that the jobs in progress and will be finished within two to four months – said Dodik.
Representatives of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining of the Republic of Serbian and Chinese company China International Water & Electric Corporation signed in December last year a memorandum on cooperation in construction of HE Dabar, worth 180 million euros.
Dabar belongs hydropower system Upper horizons and should have installed capacity of 159 megawatts.