SHPP subsidies amounted to 6.4 million euros in 2018 – Bosnia and Herzegovina, 19 March 2019

In the last three years, the Republic of Srpska (RS) paid over 14 million euros to owners of small hydropower plants (SHPP) on the basis of subsidies for the production of electricity from renewable energy sources. Some 6.4 million euros was paid in 2018 alone. In 2017, subsidies amounted to 4 mi Full article available […]

SHPPs and solar power plants to stay within RES support scheme – Bosnia and Herzegovina, 27 February 2019

Although it was announced that the support scheme for simulating electricity production from renewable energy sources (RES) in the Republic of Srpska (RS) will be completely abolished, the Government decided to keep small hydropower plants (SHPP) and solar power plants within the scheme, while the s Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service […]

Protests against the construction of SHPPs – Serbia, 28 January 2019

Several thousand people protested on the streets of Serbian capital Belgrade against the planned construction of some 850 small hydropower plants (SHPP) in Serbia. Ulrich Eichelmann from the non-governmental organization Riverwatch said that the people of Serbia and other Balkan countries are fed Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF publications, energy […]