Basic Information

Facilities for electric power generation

The total (net) capacity of EPS's electric power generating facilities is 8,355 MW:

  • In lignite-fired thermal power plants the installed capacity is 5,171 MW
  • In hydro power plants the installed capacity is 2,831 MW
  • In fuel oil-fired and natural gas-fired combined heat and power plants the installed capacity is 353 MW

The Electric Power Industry also operates three power plants having a net capacity of 461 MW which are not in the ownership thereof.

Electric power generation in PE Electric Power Industry of Serbia is set up in five economic assosiations (PLC) as follows:

Thermal Power Plants

  • Thermal Power Plants "Nikola Tesla" plc with main office in Obrenovac
  • Thermal Power Plants and Mines "Kostolac" plc with main office in Kostolac
  • *

Hydro Power Plants

  • Hydro Power Plants "Djerdap" plc with main office in Kladovo
  • Hydro Power Plants "Drinsko - Limske" plc with main office in Bajina Basta

Combined Heat and Power Plants

  • Combined Heat and Power Plants "Panonske" plc with main office in Novi Sad

In terms of origin, the structure of equipment in power plants is extremely heterogeneous.

The equipment is predominantly from East European countries (Russia, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Poland, Romania) and former Yugoslav republics. However, in terms of complexity,acquisition value and technological aspect, the Western countries' share (Germany, France, Switzerland, USA, Japan, England, Austria, Italy) is considerably larger.

*As of 1 June1999, EPS does not operate its facilities on the territory of Kosmet