In Bosnia and Herzegovina, the electric power generation is subject to two main sources of energy – thermal and hydro power plants.

  • Current operational capacity of thermal power plants: 2065 MW
  • Active hydro capacities: 2236 MW
  • Active wind capacities: 51 MW
  • Active solar capacities: 18.15 MW
  • Active Biogas capacities: 1.24 MW

Source: State Electricity Regulatory Commission SERC, 2019

Electricity losses in the transmission grid for 2018 are at 1.96%, or 399 GWh of energy.

Electricity losses in the distribution system for 2018 are at 9.37%, or 950 GWh of electrical energy.

Source: State Electricity Regulatory Commission SERC

Gas production capacity - 0 %

Crude oil imports - 100 %.

Oil products constitute 19 % of the total primary energy supply in the country.

Source: State Electricity Regulatory Commission SERC

For Bosnia and Herzegovina, in 2018:

the net imports represented 3119 GWh

the net exports represented 7698 GWh

Source: Energy Community, 2019

Primary energy products available (in ktoe) for 2017

Source: Energy Community, 2019

Source: Energy Community, 2019

Source: Euro STAT, 2019


Source: Energy Community & SERC, 2019

Mandatory target for RES by 2020: This target is participation with 41% of energy from RES in the final gross consumption of energy.

Sources: Regulatory Commission for Energy in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina / Regulatory Commission for Energy of Republic of Srpska

The specific targets under the Energy Efficiency Directive are still not set (for renovation of central government buildings and the energy efficiency obligating scheme), but most of the activities (with technical assistance from GIZ and USAID) have been finalised and are awaiting political decisions.

Source: Energy Community

Greenhouse gas emissions in Bosnia and Herzegovina are (for 2018) around 27,44 million tons of CO₂ equivalent.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina