APPROVAL OF EMS JSC 2020-2029 TRANSMISSION SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND OF 2020-2022 TRANSMISSION SYSTEM INVESTMENT PLAN
Thursday, November 19, 2020.
The Council of the Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia has adopted a decision on the approval of EMS JSC 2020-2029 Transmission System Development Plan and of 2020-2022 Transmission System Investment Plan which were adopted by the Joint Stock Company “Elektromreža Srbije” (EMS JSC) as the transmission system operator.
The ten-year transmission system development plan was developed in line with the Energy Law and with the Energy Sector Development Strategy of the Republic of Serbia until 2025 with projections until 2030. Priority goals and activities include the provision of secure electricity supply, electricity market development on national and regional level, increase in transmission capacity and development of corridors through the Republic of Serbia with regional and Pan-European importance. The ground for the transmission system development planning were the demand of the distribution system operator in terms of construction of new facilities, development demand of the production system of the Republic of Serbia, review of considered applications for the connection of facilities to the transmission system, demand of EMS JSC related to the projects on the connection with neighbouring systems as well as the demand related to the reconstruction of the power network.
The three-year investment plan describes investment demand from national, regional and European aspect. The compliance with this demand has an important impact to the increase of transmission system capacity in the regional transmission network, thereby to the electricity market development in Europe. From the national aspect, the demand related to the construction of power infrastructure were included in the Plan. This infrastructure will enable the increase in the transmission system capacity, national market development, increase in transmission system reliability and security of customer supply and increased possibility to connect new conventional and renewable sources.