Bajina Bašta- heating on biomass in the future

-     Local Fuel, Local Jobs

Biomass fuel switch project for the district heating company in Bajina Bašta is a necessity both from economic and ecological perspectives, it was underlined on the Workshop organized in cooperation of the municipality of Bajina Bašta, toplana „JP BB Term“ and GIZ DKTI Programme.

Mayor of Bajina Bašta, Mr. Radomir Filipović, has outlined that the next step would be to establish cooperation with a bank as well as to discuss with suitable biomass suppliers.  Representatives of the National Park Tara presented current possibilities and have expressed their interest in cooperating with the district heating company.

Mr. Rainer Schellhaas, Component Biomass Supply Leader pointed out that the district heating company in Bajina Bašta could be among the first ones in Serbia which could switch to biomass.

Representative of the IEE company presented their experience in establishing and operating biomass DHC in Gradiška, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mr. Djakovic, professor from the University Novi Sad has outlined results of the logistics study for Bajina Bašta, while Mr. Jerotić, energy manager, has presented bankable business model from sourcing to production.

Participants among them also representatives of wood processing companies had a chance to discuss about potential cooperation on this project.