As of 1 July 2015, Panonske Combined
Heat and Power Plants Novi Sad (Panonske CHPs) operate as the Branch within the
„Elektroprivreda Srbije” and generate electricity
for the needs of electric power system of Serbia, heating energy for the needs
of district heating power plants in Novi Sad, Zrenjanin and Sremska Mitrovica,
and process steam for the needs of industry.
The plants produce energy in contemporary,
cogeneration process which enables the savings of primary fuel – natural gas or
fuel oil, of up to 25%, in comparison to the separate production of electricity
and heating. The total installed capacity amounts to 403 MW for electricity
generation, 505 MW (t) for heating production, and 830 t/h (tons per hour) of
process steam for process industry.