Regional Broadband Infrastructure Development

Regional Study on Voltage Regulation in the Western Balkans

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Project Financing

KFW Grant WB17-REG-ENE-01 € 1,000,000
KFW Loan € 25,000,000
Total € 26,000,000
Total Grants € 1,000,000
Total Loans € 25,000,000

Project Description

Overvoltage in steady-state regime is a critical occurrence in electricity transmission systems across the Western Balkans. Its results are the rapid aging of equipment, supply disruptions, and large economic costs.

As a first step in ensuring high reliability and operational security in transmission systems in all six beneficiary countries, a €1 million EU grant was allocated by the WBIF in June 2017 for the purpose of preparing a feasibility study for voltage regulation and reactive power compensation in the existing network and for future grids planned in the next 5 to 10 years.

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WBIF Technical Assistance for Improvement of Electricity Transmission Networks in the Western Balkans

  • Countries: Albania,Bosnia and Herzegovina,Kosovo*,North Macedonia,Montenegro,Serbia
  • Code: PRJ-MULTI-ENE-014
  • Sector: Energy
  • Monitor IFI: KFW
  • Status: Preparation
  • Beneficiary:
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