BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Share of renewable sources in heating and cooling in 2019: 56.27%

Number of district heating systems: 32

Share of district heating in total heat demand/supply: 10%*

Share of renewable sources in district heating system: 25%

Share of CHP technology in the district heating: 33.8%

Annual gross heat production in district heating: 119.2 ktoe

The share of renewable sources in the heating and cooling sector of Bosnia and Herzegovina is 56.3%. Bosnia and Herzegovina has the second largest district heating system in the Western Balkans with around 10% of total heat demand. The country’s district heating systems use different fuels for heat production: coal (43%), natural gas (31%), biomass (25%) and petroleum products (1%). District heating systems are regulated by local self-governments. The majority of district heating systems charge lump sums per square meter of the heated space. Several biomass-based district heating projects have been developed with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in the following municipalities: Gračanica, Bosanska Gradiška, Livno, Nemila, Prijedor, Banja Luka and Srebrenik.

* IRENA REmap CESEC 2020