Macedonian Government Allows Electricity Import
Feb 28, 2008 - BBC Monitoring European
The government has decided to allow Macedonian Transmission
System Operator (MEPSO) import of additional electricity
due to the poor water accumulation, said Government
Spokesman Ivica Bocevski at Thursday's [28 February]
A total of 300GWh electricity will be imported through
a public procedure.
Bocevski stated that the decision for electricity
import was adopted upon the proposal of the Economy
Ministry, which carried out prior consultations with
all companies within the energy sector.
Asked if somebody would take responsibility for the
emergency import, Bocevski stressed that no one can
control weather and climate changes, which are the
main reason for the import.
Originally published by MIA news agency, Skopje,
in English 1310 28 Feb 08.
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The line of 35.3 kilometres is worth Euro 6.5 million.
The line will boost the transborder cooperation in
the region. Therefore, we have been supporting these
projects, Greek representative Evangelos Lekacas said.
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