Bosnian city to build first solar power plant
February 1, 2023
… “We have decided to build a solar powerplant of 5×12, or 60 megawatts,” said Mayor Mario Kordić. [Shutterstock/ME Image] …
Bosnia and Herzegovina illegally extends lifetimes of deadly coal plants
March 25, 2022
Yesterday the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Parliament voted to extend the lifetime of the antiquated Tuzla 4 and Kakanj 5 coal units, in clear breach of the Energy Community Treaty. The move condemns the public to yet more lethal air pollution.
Open letter to the EBRD and JP Autoceste about the legality of the project-level Spatial Plan of 2017 for the Corridor Vc in the Hercegovina-Neretva Canton
February 21, 2022
The letter requests that the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development not sign the loan agreement for the Corridor Vc motorway subsections Mostar North – Mostar South until additional biodiversity baseline studies for the subsection tunnel Kvanj – Buna and alternative route assessments are completed. The letter also presents the conclusions of the discrimination complaint filed by war returnees, as well as the ramifications for the Bank’s rules on vulnerable groups. It asserts that signing the loan for the subsection Mostar North and South should be delayed until additional biodiversity studies and careful consideration of route alternatives are completed, particularly since the Bank’s independent accountability mechanism is about to finalize its recommendations to management in the first half of 2022.
Run over by a massive motorway project, Mostar residents demand to be heard
February 11, 2022
Mostar residents were never properly consulted about the proposed pan-European motorway that threatens their livelihoods and nature of the Neretva valley. After a recent win in a discriminatory lawsuit, they’re hoping that the controversial route around Mostar might finally be consulted with them and reconsidered.
Njemački KfW odustaje od planova finansiranja kontroverzne hidroelektrane Janjići na rijeci Bosni
January 31, 2022
Njemačka razvojna banka KfW danas je potvrdila da odustaje od planova finansiranja kontroverzne hidroelektrane Janjići na rijeci Bosni.
German Bank Drops Funding For Controversial Bosnian Hydropower Plant
January 28, 2022
German development bank KfW has dropped plans to finance a controversial hydropower plant on the Bosna river in Bosnia-Herzegovina, …
Deutsche KfW-Bank zieht sich aus Staudammprojekt in Bosnien-Herzegowina zurück
January 28, 2022
Die deutsche Entwicklungsbank KfW hat heute bestätigt, dass sie ihre Pläne zur Finanzierung des umstrittenen Janjići-Wasserkraftwerks am …
FOTO: Javna tribina “Linija (od)brane- Posljednji spas za rijeku Bosnu!”
December 15, 2021
U prostorijama MZ Janjići je 14.12.2021 održana javna tribina “Linija (od)brane: Posljednji spas za rijeku Bosnu!” u zajedničkoj …
Neretva ugrožena planovima za izgradnju hidroelektrane – potrebna hitna procena stanja
December 6, 2021
Izvršni odbor Bernske konvencije o zaštiti evropskih divljih životinja i prirodnih staništa zaključio je da je neophodna hitna procena …
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Failure to protect the upper Neretva river from eight planned hydropower plants
December 5, 2021
The EFT Group’s 35 MW Ulog plant, with a 53-metre high dam, is already being built by China’s Sinohydro. Construction works were already …