Feasibility Study for the 400 kV Interconnection between Serbia, Montenegro and BiH has completed
Within the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF), the Feasibility Study including ESIA for the 400 kV Interconnection between Serbia – Montenegro – BiH, has been done for two year and was completed in March 2015.
The main beneficiaries of the project were the electricity system operators in the 3 countries (EMS, CGES, NOS and Elektroprenos BiH). The lead IFI supporting the study and prospective financier was the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
The study comprised of the development of a planned interconnection at 400kV between Bajina Basta in Serbia, Pljevlja in Montenegro and Visegrad in BiH.
The study has analysed all aspects of the proposed interconnection, (technical, legal and regulatory, economic, market, social etc.) and has demonstrated the feasibility and viability of the project. In the broader context, when this project is constructed, it will form part of a strong transmission corridor for electricity between Central Serbia and Italy, via the planned undersea cable between Montenegro and Italy.