The strategic partners will make an offer to May for the construction of a third thermal power plant Nikola Tesla (TENT) and Kolubara B, said today Slobodan Mitrovic, Investment Director of Electric Power Industry of Serbia (EPS).
For building TENT B3 is interested in the German company RWE and Kolubara B Italian Edison, he said at the conference “Does Serbian coal for new power plant.
These companies have several times asked for the extension of deadlines for submission of bids for the construction of the plant capacity of 700 megawatts.
Dragan Jovanovic, director of thermal power plants and mines Kostolac said that in late May or early June to be replicated on the occasion of the Chinese Exim Bank loan of 1.06 billion dollars for the construction of desulphurization, rehabilitation units and investments in infrastructure.
“We expect the state preferential loans like the one that has been approved for construction of the bridge Borca–Zemun. It is a loan with interest of three percent a year, a grace period of five years and 15 years repayment period, “he said, adding that in this case, the investment paid itself the investment.
In addition, it was agreed that 47 percent of Serbian companies do business, and 53 percent Chinese.
“In doing so the Serbian economy will certainly have a stake in those 53 percent, because we should not expect that all human and technical capacity will be involved in China, “ he explained.