Strabag builds new hydroelectric power plant in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Autor: Roland Gruber , 30.08.2017

A consortium made up of the Austrian building and technology business STRABAG AG and the Croatian industrial sector company Končar has been awarded the contract to construct the Vranduk power plant.

STRABAG has a controlling share of the consortium with 63.4%. The 20 MW hydroelectric power station is to be built within 46 months, approximately 57 million Euros will be invested.  The contract encompasses the planning of the plant; construction, delivery and installation of the machinery, testing and commissioning. Electricity is to be produced by three Kaplan turbines. “We are delighted to be able to contribute to the expansion of the region’s infrastructure by building this power station – for today and the future”, commented STRABAG’s business area manager, Dragan Pavelic, at the signing of the contract in the presence of the Austrian ambassador in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Martin Prammer.

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Animation KW Vranduk angepasst web2

 

Animated image of the Vranduk power plant on the Bosna river.
Construction work on the 57-million Euro project commenced recently.

photo credit: JP Elektroprivreda BiH