Oslomej is the second thermal power plant (by install capacity) in Republic of North Macedonia, which produces around 10% of domestic electricity production. Oslomej consists of one block with a total installed capacity of 125 MW beginning operations in 1980.
This thermal power plant currently uses remaining quantities of coal from local lignite mine Oslomej – West (Basin Kicevo) as primary fuel.
In order to extend the operational life of Oslomej, in 2015 year a Feasibility Study was prepared by renowned consultants for modernization of the plant by using imported coal with higher calorific value. Тhe strategic goal is to diagnostic of the current condition of Oslomej in order to expand the lifespan of the power plant in accordance with national requirements and the environmental requirements of EU and providing long-term and sustainable supply of coal.