April 1, 2019
The Federal Bosnia-Herzegovina House of Peoples voted today in favour of a state guarantee for a EUR 614 million loan from China Eximbank to build the Tuzla 7 coal plant.
Energy Community opens infringement procedure against Bosnia-Herzegovina over illegal Tuzla 7 state aid
March 26, 2019
The Energy Community Secretariat has today announced that it is officially opening a dispute settlement procedure on the planned Federal guarantee for a EUR 614 loan from the China Eximbank to build the Tuzla 7 coal power plant in Bosnia-Herzegovina. The procedure can potentially lead to delays in the EU accession process and temporary suspension of financing by EU banks.
March 8, 2019
The Bosnia-Herzegovina Federal House of Representatives yesterday approved an illegal loan guarantee for a EUR 614 million China Exim Bank loan for the Tuzla 7 coal power plant, in blunt contempt of its commitment to abide by EU law on subsidies under the Energy Community Treaty.
Energy Community: Bosnia-Herzegovina guarantee for Chinese loan for Tuzla 7 is state aid, breaks EU law
March 5, 2019
The Energy Community confirmed today that the loan guarantee the Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina Parliament wants to approve for the EUR 614 million China Exim Bank loan for the Tuzla 7 coal power plant indeed constitutes state aid according to EU law. The Energy Community had commissioned an expert analysis to look into the issue following a complaint by Aarhus Resource Centre and Bankwatch.
Bosnia-Herzegovina politicians defy investigation to approve Chinese loan guarantee for coal power plant
February 26, 2019
The Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina Parliament looks set to approve a loan guarantee for a EUR 614 million China Exim Bank loan for the Tuzla 7 coal power this Thursday, 28 February, , despite an ongoing Energy Community investigation into its compliance with State aid legislation.
Bosnia-Herzegovina coal plant loan guarantee complaint under investigation by the Energy Community Secretariat
October 22, 2018
A guarantee for a EUR 614 million loan from the China Eximbank for the Tuzla 7 coal plant fails to meet EU requirements on energy subsidies.
October 19, 2018
The State Aid Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has announced that its decision on the state guarantee for the loan to construct a new unit of the Tuzla thermal power plant (TPP) is in line with the BiH and EU state aid regulations. Source: State
October 19, 2018
Federalni ministar energije, rudarstva i industrije Nermin Džindić rekao je jučer za „Dnevni avaz“ da nisu tačni navodi Energetske zajednice da je Vlada FBiH dala nezakonite garancije na kredit u vezi s gradnjom Bloka 7 TE u Tuzli. Source: Džindić: Kre
October 16, 2018
Početak gradnje Bloka 7 Termoelektrane Tuzla, koju je premijer Federacije BiH Fadil Novalić pretenciozno najavljivao za septembar 2018. godine, bit će odgođena do daljnjeg zbog nezakonite garancije Vlade FBiH na kredit između JP Elektroprivreda BiH d.d
October 3, 2018
The independent grievance body of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has started investigating a EUR 200 million ‘restructuring loan’ granted in 2015 to Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS), the largest energy company in Serbia, follow