Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Rapid Cumulative Effects Assessment of the South Banat Region Wind Farm Projects

  • Year

    2018

  • Client:

    IFC

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    Zylwood Consulting (UK)

Project area: South Banat region (Province of Vojvodina), Deliblato Sands area;
Scope: Rapid Cumulative Impact Assessment (RCIA) of three wind power projects: Čibuk 1 (158 MW), Alibunar (42 MW) and Kovačica (104 MW), in the Province of Vojvodina. All three projects had been in the construction phase and they are all expected to be operational by 2019.

Reconstruction and Modernisation of the Existing Railway Track and Construction of a Second Track on the Line Belgrade – Niš, Section Stalać – Đunis

  • Year

    2015-2016

  • Client:

    EBRD

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    WS Atkins (UK)

Project scope: Feasibility Study of modernisation of the 17 km-long railway line. Component of the Infrastructure Projects Facility in the Western Balkans (WB8-SER-TRA-14), conducted by the consortium: Mott MacDonald (UK), Atkins (UK), CesCowi (Serbia);
Our Task: (1) Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of the project according to the EBRD Performance Requirements, (2) Environmental Impact Assessment according to the national requirements.
Beneficiary: PE Serbian Railways.

Environmental and Social Scoping Study for Belgrade Waste to Energy Project

  • Year

    2015-2016

  • Client:

    IFC

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    Fichtner (Germany)

Project area: City of Belgrade;
Scope: Part of technical advisory services of the IFC to the City of Belgrade in developing of public-private-partnership through the international tender. The Scoping Study included development and construction of new waste treatment and disposal facilities, including construction of a new sanitary landfill for residual non-hazardous and inert waste, and rehabilitation of the existing landfill.
Our task: Environmental Scoping Study; Terms of Reference for the ESIA.

Rapid Cumulative Effects Assessment of 99 MW wind farm “Alibunar A”

  • Year

    2015

  • Client:

    Windvision Operations (Serbia)

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    WS Atkins (UK)

Project area: Municipality of Alibunar (North Serbia, Province of Vojvodina)
Scope: Following the completion of the ESIA due diligence by the lenders, the preparation of Rapid Cumulative Effects Assessment was one of the needed actions;
Our task: Rapid Cumulative Effects Assessment.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of 104 MW Wind Farm “Kovačica”

  • Year

    2013-2014

  • Client:

    Electrawinds (Serbia)

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    WSP (UK)

Project area: Municipality of Kovačica (North Serbia, Province of Vojvodina)
Scope: Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) in accordance with IFI’s performance standards and local Serbian regulation. The EIA process successfully completed including the screening, scoping and public consultation procedures. The consent obtained in March 2014.
Authority: Provincial Secretary of Environment, Novi Sad.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of 2.4 MW Small Hydropower Plant “Moravica”, Arilje

  • Year

    2013

  • Client:

    Enso Hydro (Austria)

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    Energy Saving Group (Serbia)

Project area: Municipality of Arilje, River Moravica (Western Serbia);
Scope/Our task: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment according to IFC performance standards. The Project included hydrobiological investigations of the Moravica River, production of the ESIA Report including the Environmental and Social Action Plan, and Stakeholder Engagement Plan.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessment of 158 MW Wind Farm “Čibuk”

  • Year

    2011-2012

  • Client:

    Continental Wind Partners (Serbia)

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    WS Atkins (UK)

Project area: Municipality of Kovin (North Serbia, Province of Vojvodina)
Scope: Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) in accordance with IFI’s performance standards and local Serbian regulation. The EIA process successfully completed including the screening, scoping and public consultation procedures. Consent obtained in November 2012.
Authority: Provincial Secretary of Environment, Novi Sad.

EIA Scoping of 400 kV Overhead Power Line Connecting the Wind Farm Čibuk to the National Grid

  • Year

    2012

  • Client:

    Vetroelektrane Balkana (WEBG)

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    Continental Wind Partners (Serbia)

Project area: Municipality of Kovin, Province of Vojvodina (north Serbia)
Project scope: Preparation of the scoping report as a part of the formal EIA procedure for the proposed 10.7 km-long 400 kV OHL. The Consent obtained in November 2012.
Authority: Provincial Secretary of Environment, Novi Sad.

Environmental Impact Assessment of Flue-gas Desulphurisation Plant in 1650 MW Lignite-Fired Thermal Power Plant “Nikola Tesla A”

  • Year

    2011-2012

  • Client:

    Electric Power Industry of Serbia (EPS)

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (Univ. of Belgrade)

The EIA conducted as part of the team led by the Faculty for Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade. The Consent obtained in 2012.
Authority: Ministry of Environment, Mining and Spatial Planning of Serbia.

Environmental Impact Assessment of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) Combustion in “Titan” Cement Plant, Kosjeric

  • Year

    2011

  • Client:

    Titan Serbia

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (University of Belgrade)

The EIA conducted as part of the team led by the Faculty for Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade;
Authority: Ministry of Environment, Mining and Spatial Planning of Serbia.

Environmental Impact Assessment of 116 MW Hot-Water Boiler in District Heating Plant “Voždovac”, Belgrade

  • Year

    2008-2009

  • Client:

    PUC “Beogradske Elektrane”

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (University of Belgrade)

The EIA conducted as part of the team led by the Faculty for Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade;
Authority: Secretariat of Environment of the City of Belgrade.

Environmental Impact Assessment of 140 MW hot-water boiler in district heating plant “Novi Beograd”, Belgrade

  • Year

    2008-2009

  • Client:

    PUC “Beogradske Elektrane”

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (University of Belgrade)

The EIA conducted as part of the team led by the Faculty for Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade;
Authority: Secretariat of Environment of the City of Belgrade.

Environmental Impact Assessment of Flue-Gas Desulfurization Plant in TPP “Kostolac B”

  • Year

    2008-2009

  • Client:

    Electric Power Industry of Serbia

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (University of Belgrade)

The EIA conducted by a multidisciplinary team of the Faculty for Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade (Serbia) in consortium with Faculty of Mining and Geology (Belgrade, Serbia), Worley Parsons (USA), Energoprojekt Entel (Belgrade, Serbia).
Authority: Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environment.

Rehabilitation and Improvement of the Road “Novi Sad-Šabac-Loznica-Požega”

  • Year

    2007-2008

  • Client:

    European Agency for Reconstruction

  • Country

    Serbia

  • Subcontracted by

    Eptisa, IRD

Project Scope: Feasibility study of rehabilitation of the road M21 from Novi Sad to Požega via Šabac (North and West Serbia);
Our task: Environmental and Social Impact Assessment;
Beneficiary: PE „Roads of Serbia“.