EBRD to Improve Water Supply in Banja Luka

The 200,000-strong population of Banja Luka, the second largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina, is to enjoy  better water supply and wastewater collection thanks to a loan of up to €6 million provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The Bank’s loan will be provided under EBRD Green Cities, a strategic …

Total Production of Forest Assortments in Bosnia and Herzegovina Increased by 20 Per Cent

Total production of forest assortments in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 1st quarter of 2020 increased by 20,29%, compared to the same period in 2019. Production of coniferous (softwood)   assortments is higher for 26,26% while the production of broadleaf (hardwood) assortments increases for 14,19%. Production of coniferous logs is 24,69% …

EBRD and Donors Boost Green Financing in the Region

The Western Balkans is a key region for, and partner in, the EBRD’s green work. South-eastern Europe has huge potential for developing green energy, with its rivers providing hydroelectric power, its mountains and plains enabling wind power, its underdeveloped solarenergy, and the inhabitants of its many cities keen for sustainable …

Energy Community Calls on the Balkans and Ukraine to Scrutinize Subsidies to Coal

In June 2019, the Energy Community Secretariat published a study on analysing and quantifying direct and hidden subsidies to support the coal sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Ukraine during the period 2015-2017. The Secretariat sent a follow-up preliminary assessment of these subsidies under the …

The Energy Summit Trebinje 2020

MH Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske, Trebinje town and “SET Trebinje” are organising the “SET – TREBINJE 2020” Summit under the slogan “Future of energy of the Western Balkans”. The Energy Summit is organized under the auspices of the Government of the Republic of Srpska, the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic …