By Miloš Vučković

The public enterprise Srbija Vode announced the tender for the lease of riverine – a riverbed with accompanying waterside, for the construction of small hydro power plants on 18 different locations in Serbia. These locations are in the municipalities of Arilje, Kraljevo, Novi Pazar, Surdulica, Raška, Babušnica, Ivanjica, Trgovište, Pirot and Bela Palanka. The integral part of the announcement is the model of the agreement on the lease of the riverine, which sets out the main terms of the future lease.

The leased land can be used exclusively for the construction and maintenance of small hydro power plants and for the production of electricity. The riverine has to be leased for a period of 10 years following the conclusion the agreement, with possibility to extend it for additional 10 years.