The project concerns the expansion of the district heating network in the municipality of Pristina and the corresponding increase of heat extraction capacity. There are no changes expected in fuel consumption in an existing lignite-fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant.
The EIB states that the project will contribute to the reduction of air pollution levels and the improvement of public health. The investment will improve living conditions and will ensure alignment with the EU standards. The operation will help build up economic and social resilience, placing priority on efficiency improvements.
According to the EIB, neither the construction nor the operation phase of the DH Project will result in changes in the actual and potential environmental impacts of the current power plant operation. The Project will not entail any increase of coal consumption or associated emissions.
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