Bosnia and Herzegovina, Wpd received a concession for the construction of two wind farms

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The German company Wpd, which is one of the most active investors in renewable energy in the region, received concessions for the construction of two more wind farms with a capacity of 264 MW in Canton 10, i.e. Herceg-Bosnia County in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The concessions for the two wind farms Čadilj and Marino Brdo represent the beginning of the implementation of the regional system of wind power plants with a capacity of 1.2 GW in BiH and Croatia, which Wpd Adria announced in mid-2019. Power plants with a capacity of 1.1 GW will be built in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The concession contract for the construction of wind farms Čadilj and Marino Brdo was signed by the company Vjetroelektrane dah planina with the Government of Hercegbosna County. This company is owned by Wpd.

The government announced that the contract was signed after the adoption of the proposal Decision on determining the concessionaire, approving the concession contract and authorizing the relevant ministry.

The concessionaire was granted a concession for the construction of the wind park Čadilj, located in the municipality of Glamoč, with a total installed capacity of 138 MW, for which a one-time concession fee of approximately 31,000 euros was determined. The annual concession fee will be calculated in the amount of 1.75 percent of the total gross income from electricity production.

Wpd also received a concession for the construction of the Marino Brdo wind farm, which will be built in the municipality of Bosansko Grahovo, with a capacity of 126 MW, for which a one-time concession fee of 28,000 euros was determined. The annual concession fee will be calculated in the amount of 1.78 percent of the total gross income.

The contracts were concluded for a period of 30 years exclusively for the purpose of producing electricity in wind farms, the Government announced.

Wpd announced that new good news is expected soon for the regional project system, which is being developed in BiH and Croatia, because the prerequisites for continued development in other locations have been met.

Wpd is building the Brajići wind park in Montenegro, and a 400 MW wind power plant in North Macedonia. The company in the region has four wind farms in Croatia with a total capacity of 100 MW, the first of which was built back in 2006. It recently signed the first commercial power purchase agreement (PPA) in Croatia.

Source: balkangreenenergynews.com