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26 February 2021

EU supports the expansion of Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor in Serbia

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The construction of the Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor is one of the flagship projects under the EU’s Economic and Investment Plan for the Western Balkans. This project, supported under the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF)  contributes to establishing the regional power network that would connect the electricity transmission systems from Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina to Croatia, Hungary, Romania and Italy.

 

Last week, a loan agreement for the WBIF project Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor: Obrenovac – Bajina Bašta Grid Section in Serbia was signed by the Minister of Mining and Energy Zorana Mihajlović, European Integration Minister Jadranka Joksimović, Director of Serbian Electricity Transmission System Operator (EMS JSC) Jelena Matejić, and the Head of the KfW Bank Office in Serbia, Rüdiger Hartmann. The German Ambassador to Belgrade, Thomas Schieb, also attended the event.

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