European Union allocates additional grants to improve electricity transmission networks in the Western Balkans
An EU funded project for the development of the "Technical documentation for construction of the 400kV Overhead Line Obrenovac–Bajina Basta", was launched on 7 May 2019 in Belgrade.
The €800,000 EU technical assistance grant covers the completion of technical documentation for issuing construction permits and the design for construction of the 400 kV OHL Obrenovac - Bajina Basta and upgrading of existing substation Bajina Basta to 400 kV.
Kick-off meeting participants in Belgrade, 7 May 2019. (c) EU
The technical assistance is a continuation of the WBIF financed Feasibility Study and the preparation of the initial set of technical and EIA documentation for this major regional electricity transmission sub-project.
This project is implemented by the Infrastructure Project Facility 7 and KfW as Lead IFI for the national TSO “Elektromreza Srbije”. This transmission infrastructure development is part of the Trans-Balkan Corridor, main electricity transmission backbone in the Western Balkan region.