Revitalization of HPP “Djerdap” I and II important for our energy system

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The Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia and the Minister of Mining and Energy Zorana Mihajlović talked today with the head of the representative office of the company “Silovije mašini” in Serbia, Mikhail Cvetkov, about the realization of the project of revitalization of hydro units in the Hydroelectric Power Plant “Đerdap 1”.

The meeting, which was also attended by representatives of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Serbia, also discussed potential cooperation on other energy projects.

Mihajlović pointed out that the mentioned company is realizing important activities for “Elektroprivreda Srbije”, and thus for our country, with the conviction that the cooperation can continue on new projects.

The project of revitalization of HPP “Djerdap I” is entering the final phase, the revitalization of “Djerdap II” is also very important to us, and as a line ministry we are here to help and monitor all activities, she said.

The Deputy Prime Minister pointed out that a book of projects is being prepared, because there will be a lot of investments in energy, so we are interested in the inflow of new investments in this sector.

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Cvetkov reminded that “Silovije masini” has been present in this area since the time of Yugoslavia and that a lot of the equipment produced by the finds is in “Djerdap” I and II, as well as “Kostolac”.

As he pointed out, this company is currently the largest in Russia when it comes to the production of energy equipment – turbines, transformers, boilers, ie everything that is needed for one thermal and hydroelectric power plant.

The revitalization of “Djerdap I” is demanding and deserves great attention.

“We have reached the last unit and the equipment will arrive in April. “We have signed an agreement with EPS for the revitalization of” Djerdap II “, documentation is being prepared and your support in that process is important to us,” Cvetkov said.

The Russian company also expressed interest in participating in the project of revitalization of blocks A1 and A2 at TENT.

Source: Government of Serbia

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