EBRD, EU promote energy efficiency in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the European Union are stepping up support for Bosnia and Herzegovina by providing a EUR 6 million (USD 6.77 million) financial package to help it improve the energy efficiency of its public buildings, the EBRD said in a statement.
The package includes a EUR 4.5 million EBRD loan and a EUR 1 million investment grant from the EU, and will finance energy efficiency measures in 20 public buildings in Republika Srpska, - one of the two entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina - including 16 schools and 3 hospitals. In addition, the EU is providing a EUR 500,000 technical assistance grant for project implementation.
The energy measures will include thermal insulation, new windows, upgraded heating, ventilation and cooling systems, and energy-efficient lighting.
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