Hydroelectric Plants in Bosnia

Bocac
Location: Srpska
Operator: MH Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske
Configuration: 2 X 55 MW Francis
Operation: 1981
T/G supplier: Andritz, Koncar
EPC: Energoinvest
Quick facts: This facility on the Bočac River has average production of 308 GWh/yr. The concrete arch dam is 66m high.

Photograph courtesy of MH Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske
Posted 4 Jun 2011

Botun
Location: Srednjobosanski
Operator: Intrade Energjia doo
Configuration: 1 X 1.2 MW Francis
Operation: 2004
T/G supplier: Turboinstitut, Koncar

Photograph courtesy of Intrade Enerjia
Posted 16 Mar 2005

Grabovica
Location: Herzegovina-Neretva
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda BiH
Configuration: 2 X 59 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1982
T/G supplier: Litostroj, Koncar
Quick facts: This plant is on the Neretva River 20km northeast of Mostar.

Photograph courtesy of JP Elektroprivreda Bosne i Hercegovine
Posted 29 Oct 2006

Jablanica
Location: Herzegovina-Neretva
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda BiH
Configuration: 6 X 30 MW Francis
Operation: 1954-1958
T/G supplier: Riva, Litostroj, Koncar
EPC: Energoinzenjering
Quick facts: In Jul 2008, Jablanica was returned to service after being rehabilitated and completely automated by VA TECH. The project cost CHF 31mn and was financed by the Swiss government and EPBiH from its own funds. Total plant capacity was boosted by about 30 MW. In July 1955, the site on the Neretva River was visited by President Tito and India's Prime Minister Nehru.

Photograph courtesy of JP Elektroprivreda Bosne i Hercegovine
Posted 29 Oct 2006

Jajce-I
Location: Srednjobosanski
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Configuration: 2 X 24 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1957
T/G supplier: KMW, Koncar
EPC: Energoinvest
Quick facts: Jajce-I is on the left bank of the Vrbas Rivero 7km from Jajce on the road to Banja Luka.

Photograph courtesy of JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Posted 26 Feb 2011

Jajce-II
Location: Srednjobosanski
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Configuration: 3 X 10 MW Francis
Operation: 1954-1956
T/G supplier: Voith, Litostroj, Koncar
EPC: Energoinvest
Quick facts: Jajce-II is 17km downstream from Jajce town.

Photograph courtesy of JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Posted 26 Feb 2011

Jezernica
Location: Srednjobosanski
Operator: Intrade Energjia doo
Configuration: 1 X 1.4 MW Pelton
Operation: 2004
T/G supplier: Turboinstitut, Koncar
EPC: Energoinzenjering

Photograph courtesy of Intrade Enerjia
Posted 16 Mar 2005

Mostar
Location: Herzegovina-Neretva
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Configuration: 3 X 24 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1987
T/G supplier: Litostroj, Koncar
EPC: Energoinvest
Quick facts: Mostar is the last of the plants in the Neretva River cascade. The sit is about 6km upstream from Mostar city. The plant was damaged during the Bosnian war and recommissioned in 1997. The 44m high dam has a 256m crest.

Photograph courtesy of JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Posted 26 Feb 2011

Mostarsko Blata
Location: Herzegovina-Neretva
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Configuration: 2 X 30 MW Francis
Operation: 2010
T/G supplier: Litostroj, Koncar
EPC: Koncar, EnergoControl Zagreb, Konstruktor Inzenerjring
Quick facts: The first planning for a hydro plant at this site dates to the 1920s or so. Preliminary work began in 2006 and the plant was synchronized in May 2010. Mostarsko Blata operates with a head for 178m. The plant cost about 70mn and is expected to provide about 170 GWh/yr for the grid.

Photograph courtesy of JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Posted 26 Feb 2011

Mujada
Location: Srednjobosanski
Operator: PCC DEG Renewables
Configuration: 1 X 1.28 MW Pelton
Operation: 2009
T/G supplier: Turboinstitut
EPC: Richter
Quick facts: This SHP is on the Prusac River in Donji Vakuf. It was licensed in Nov 2008.

Photograph courtesy of PCC DEG Renewables
Posted 30 Jan 2010

Osanica-1
Location: Bosansko Podrinjski
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda BiH
Configuration: 2 X 542 kW Francis
Operation: 1998
T/G supplier: Kossler, Siemens
EPC: Voith Siemens Hydro
Quick facts: This plant is near the confluence of the Osanica and Drina rivers. It was one of the first two small hydro plants built in Bosnia after the civil war.

Photograph courtesy of JP Elektroprivreda Bosne i Hercegovine
Posted 29 Oct 2006

Osanica-4
Location: Bosansko Podrinjski
Operator: Eco Energy doo
Configuration: 1 X 650 kW Pelton
Operation: 2007
T/G supplier: Eco Energy
EPC: Eco Energy
Quick facts: Osanica-4 is on the upper Osanica River. The project components are a Tyrolean intake with diversion channel, surge tank with pressure pipeline, and the powerhouse. The plant is connected to the MV grid by a 350m line. The development concession was signed in Jul 2005 and commercial operation was in Aug 2007.

Photograph courtesy of Eco Energy doo
Posted 24 Jan 2010

Pec Mlini
Location: Zapadnohercegovacki
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Configuration: 2 X 15 MW Francis
Operation: 2004
T/G supplier: Litostroj, Koncar
EPC: Elektroprojekt Croatia, Konstruktor Inzenerjring, Putovi
Quick facts: Pec Mlini is in Grude. The plant operates with a 107m head.

Photograph courtesy of JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Posted 26 Feb 2011

Rama
Location: Herzegovina-Neretva
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Configuration: 2 X 80 MW Francis
Operation: 1968
T/G supplier: Litostroj, Koncar
EPC: Energoinvest
Quick facts: Rama is the largest hydro plant on the Neretva. The dam and reservoir are near Prozor.

Photograph courtesy of JP Elektroprivreda HZ Herceg-Bosne dd
Posted 26 Feb 2011

Salakovac
Location: Herzegovina-Neretva
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda BiH
Configuration: 3 X 70 MW Kaplan
Operation: 1982
T/G supplier: Sulzer Escher Wyss, Koncar
EPC: Energoinzenjering
Quick facts: Construction at Salakovac started in early 1977 and the plant and 35kV switchyard were damaged in the civil war. The plant is 15km upstream from Mostar.

Photograph courtesy of JP Elektroprivreda Bosne i Hercegovine
Posted 29 Oct 2006

Slapovi na Uni
Location: Una-Sana
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda BiH
Configuration: 4 X 2.5 MW Francis
Operation: 1953
T/G supplier: Litostroj, Koncar
Quick facts: This was the second medium-sized hydro plant built in Bosnia after the Second World War and remains the only plant in the Una-Sana river basin. The facility was extensively modernized from 1998-2001 by Rudis.

Photograph courtesy of Rudis dd
Posted 7 Aug 2005

Snjeznica
Location: Tuzla
Operator: JP Elektroprivreda BiH
Configuration: 1 X 250 kW, 1 X 150 kW Francis
Operation: 2002
T/G supplier: CONEL

Photograph courtesy of JP Elektroprivreda BiH
Posted 19 Jan 2003

Visegrad
Location: Srpska
Operator: MH Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske
Configuration: 3 X 105 MW Francis
Operation: 1989
T/G supplier: Toshiba, Dongfang, Koncar
EPC: Energoinvest, Energoprojekt, Hidrogradnja, Metalna-Maribor
Quick facts: This facility on the Drina River is the second largest HPP in Bosnia. The concrete gravity dam is 79.5m tall with a 280m crest length. The powerhouse is on the left bank. The Drina begins at the confluence of the largest tributary of the Sava River.

Photograph courtesy of MH Elektroprivreda Republike Srpske
Re-posted 4 Jun 2011

   
  Vitez
Location: Srednjobosanski
Operator: MHE Vitez-1 doo
Configuration: 1 X 1.35-kW Kaplan
Operation: 2006
T/G supplier: Koncar

Photograph by Lejich (Panoramio)
Posted 6 Aug 2017

 

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 06-Aug-2017

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