Public Enterprise Elektroprivreda of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Elektroprivreda BiH

Since 2009 Elektroprivreda BiH d.d. Sarajevo has had a status of the parent company in the EPBIH Concern, which is connected with several companies in the field of mining and manufacturing of equipment. The other companies are subsidiary companies.

Equity capital at the nominal value of the shares amounts to 2.155 billion KM (30,354,369 ordinary shares), and the increase based on shares in mines is 2.237 billion KM.

Electric utility activities performed by JP Elektroprivreda BiH dd Sarajevo are:

  • - Generation and distribution of electricity
  • - Supply of Electricity
  • - Trading, representation and mediation on the local electricity market
  • - Export and import of electricity, including the management of electricity system

Electric utility activities performed by the Company as public services are:

  • - Generation of electricity for unqualified (tariff) customers
  • - Electricity distribution
  • - Electricity supply for unqualified (tariff) customers.

JP Elektroprivreda BiH d.d. - Sarajevo is the largest electric utility company in BiH. Key indicators are:

  • - Installed generating capacities 1682 MW;
  • - Distribution lines 33,411 km;
  • - Distribution substations - 2097 MVA;
  • - Number of customers 725.546;
  • - Number of employees 4.833.

From the legal - organizational standpoint beginning of Elektroprivreda BiH is bound to the Regulation on the Establishment of Electric Utility Company of Bosnia and Herzegovina “Elektrobih” from August 30th 1945.

As of July 21st 1993 Elektroprivreda BiH harmonized its business with the Law on Public Companies and the Law on Electric Utility Company, and continued to operate under the name of Javno Preduzeće Elektroprivreda Bosne i Hercegovine, as the legal successor of the former public enterprise for the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity Elektroprivreda BiH and electric utility companies established by it.

Reregistration of Javno Preduzeće Elektroprivreda Bosne i Hercegovine into a corporation was done on May 20th 2004, and since then it has operated under the name of Javno Preduzeće Elektroprivreda Bosne i Hercegovine d.d. - Sarajevo.

JP Elektroprivreda BiH celebrates September 7th as the day of its establishment.

The Company is headquartered in Sarajevo in street Vilsonovo šetalište 15.

For more information related to the company please visit its website:


  • Company
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Contact details
Phone:+387 33 75 10 00
Fax:+387 (33) 751-008
Address:Elektroprivreda d.d. Vilsonovo šetalište 15 , 71000 Sarajevo
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Geographical focus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Engineering and Technology

Entry created by Miriam Ebner on February 13, 2009
Modified on April 6, 2017