The Effect of Summer Months and the Profitability Assessment of the PV Systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Faruk Bešlija
  • Ajla MerzićEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 59)


The renewable energy sources share in a total electricity production and consumption has been growing at the high rate in the previous years. The reasons behind it are the long-terms goals and strategies that the countries agreed to comply with, in order to make improvements about the energy efficiency, pollution reduction and the RES share in the electricity production, which would ultimately lead to a cleaner environment, more stable electricity supply and better control over the electricity demands.

Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the countries that obliged to implement these long-term goals and strategies. Adopting a set of regulations and strategies, the country is currently taking on a big challenge of increasing the RES share in the electricity production, that should eventually lead to the massive changes in the dominant types of the generation units. In this paper, we will observe the photovoltaic power systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina in terms of their seasonal performance and their profitability at this point.

The paper will be given in five parts. The introductory part will briefly describe the concept behind the national long-term goals and strategies. The second part will analyze the seasonal impact of the summer months on the PV systems at two different representative locations. The third part will be the profitability assessment of the equally specified PV power plants at two abovementioned locations. In the fourth part, the results of the previous two parts will be presented and discussed. Finally, a conclusion will be given.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Natural SciencesInternational University of SarajevoIlidza, SarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina
  2. 2.Department for Strategic DevelopmentPublic Enterprise Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina

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