The mines of the Concern EPBiH realize the highest production of coal
In August 2017 in the coal mines of Concern EPBiH was produced 478.374,92 tons of coal or 91,53% of Plan , in spite of unfavourable weather conditions and extremly high temperatures . This is the highest production ,with those from 2012 ,which was achieved in period from establishing Concern in 2009
Production of coal in August 2017. was more for 9,15 % related to the coal production in 2016. In period from 1st January - 31st August 2017 the coal production of 3.626.541,74 tons or 90,04 % from the plan ,
The coal production in the monitored period is more for 372.992 tons or 11,46 % relating to the same period of 2016 and almost for 23,13% or 688.817 tons more than in 2015 for same period .
In 2016 and in the first half of 2017 several activities have been intensifies .Those activities were on realization of the project of recapitalization in the coal mine by funds of JP Elektroprivreda BiH d.d. - Sarajevo, what as result has continuous coal incresing in the mines of Concern .
The increased coal production enabled generation of electricity from the thermal power plants ( in level 100%) of the planned production in the first 8 months in spite of extreme dry period and lower electricty generation from the hydro power plants .That ensured stabile energy system operation.