After signing the contract on the construction of a new biomass heating plant in Majdanpek, Minister Zorana Mihajlović announced that the Government will continue to invest in the district heating sector.
“Together with the Government of Germany and the German Development Bank, we have already completed two heating plants, in Mali Zvornik and Priboj, and I believe that people in those cities where sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide emissions have been eliminated, feel what it means to heat differently. way ”, says Mihajlović and adds that the works on the construction of a new biomass heating plant have started in Novi Pazar, and that from the next heating season the inhabitants of this city will receive thermal energy in a healthier and more efficient way.
The Minister pointed out that the national goal of Serbia is for all cities and municipalities to use renewable sources for the production of heat and electricity, and in many cases the dirtiest fossil fuel is still used, because in that way all citizens will have a healthier environment and sufficient quantities. thermal energy.
The total value of all projects that are being implemented together with the Federal Republic of Germany is 1.4 billion euros, and Germany, according to the Minister, is our largest and most important partner in Europe.
The President of the Municipality of Majdanpek, Dragan Popović, said that the tender for the project of building a new heating plant was planned in July, and in order for the heating plant to be ready for the heating season next year, work is scheduled to begin in March 2023.
The realization of this contract, which is only one of the projects being implemented in the municipality of Majdanpek with the support of the Ministry of Mining and Energy, will provide stable and safe heating for 24 hours for all citizens of this municipality in the coming years and decades, says Popovic.
German Ambassador to Serbia Thomas Schieb pointed out that the signing of this agreement shows that our partnership in the field of energy is successfully developing, and added that the new biomass heating plant will provide the citizens of Majdanpek with a stable and sustainable heat supply.
“The goal is to help and support the increase of capacities that use RES and more stable and independent supply, not only when it comes to environmental protection and the fight against climate change, but especially at a time of crisis caused by events in Ukraine, when energy is existential.” ‘, says Šib.
Source: Energetski portal Srbije by www.energetskiportal.rs.
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