Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection

Sustainable development is a concept that cares for the needs of future generations while acting to meet the needs of current generations. The concept of sustainable development is the foundation of our company based on which creates general policy following the trends on this issue. Every new project is implemented according to the principles of sustainability arising from the National Strategy for Sustainable Development of the Republic of Macedonia. Sustainable development is based on three basic aspects:

  • Economic
  • Social and
  • Environmental protection

We are currently working on several ongoing projects that are based on the concept of sustainable development.

Boskov Most Project
Economic aspects – increased production of electricity, increased portfolio of renewable energy sources in Macedonia, improved infrastructure, increased capacity of available water, reduced imports of electricity, adequate compensation for the land, hiring local companies in the construction contract.

Social aspects – employment possibilities for the local people; care about the cultural and historical heritage, increased attractiveness of the area, possibility of development of other industries.

Aspects of environmental protection – implemented activities according to the Environmental Protection Law of nature, better protected National Park “Mavrovo”, communication with stakeholders, conducted activities in accordance to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development procedures for environmental protection.

Project Lukovo Pole, intake of Korabi waters and construction of MHE Crn Kamen
Economic aspects – increased production of electricity, increased portfolio of renewable energy sources in Macedonia, improved energy infrastructure, increased capacity of available water, decreased import of electricity.

Social aspects – employment possibilities for the local people, increased attractiveness of the area, possibility of development of other industries.

Aspects of environmental protection – implemented activities according to the Environmental Protection Law of nature, conducted activities for increasing the protection of NP Mavrovo, communication with stakeholders, conducted activities in accordance to the World Bank’s procedures for the environment protection.

Wind Park Project “Bogdanci”
Economic aspects – increased production of electricity, increased portfolio of renewable energy sources in Macedonia, improved energy and road infrastructure, reduced imports of electricity.Social aspects – employment possibilities for the local people, increased attractiveness of the area, promotion of other industries, indemnity land.

Aspects of environmental protection – implemented activities according to the Environmental Protection Law of nature, conducted activities to increase protection of the area. Our development strategy places an emphasis on the expansion of production capacities of renewable energy, especially the production of electricity from wind and water. Each production facility that is planned to develop and implement mandatory includes an assessment of the environmental impact. The construction of new production facilities undoubtedly affects the environment, and our goal is to reduce the negative environmental impact in all phases: planning, designing and construction. Information concerning the environment differs from stage to stage of the project and, for the public insight, is regularly published on our Web site. AD ELEM has formed a team that coordinates environmental programs, which enables controlling the environmental performance of the projects. Building a new power plant requires active involvement of the public and local communities in all phases of the project. This involvement is part of the statutory requirements for assessing the impact of projects on the environment.