Representatives of the Canton Sarajevo Government and USAID on energy efficiency in Sarajevo Canton
USAID Energy Policy Activity Project was the subject of the meeting between the Sarajevo Canton Government and USAID BiH, which is in charge of its implementation.
The Minister of Spatial Planning, Construction and Environmental Protection of Sarajevo Canton Damir Filipovic, the Minister of Communal Economy and Infrastructure of the Sarajevo Canton Government Srdjan Mandic and associates from the Office of the Prime Minister of Sarajevo Canton were informed about the activities of USAID and the recently launched EPA project.
As agreed, EPA project representatives will prepare an analysis of the possibilities and benefits of implementing the energy efficiency obligation schemes in Sarajevo Canton in the residential sector, bearing in mind that it can significantly contribute to improving air quality in Sarajevo Canton.
The possibility for the implementation of activities related to the gas network in the Sarajevo Canton was also discussed, having in mind the challenges of subsidizing gas costs. Minister Mandic additionally confirmed that until the end of the heating season (April 15, 2020) the citizens of Sarajevo Canton will not pay for more expensive gas.
At the meeting, it was pointed out that the Sarajevo Canton Government has launched significant activities this year when it comes to the energy efficiency and gas prices, with the aim of improving the quality of life for the citizens of Sarajevo Canton.
Representatives of the Sarajevo Canton Government thanked USAID representatives for their wholehearted assistance in the past period.