Republic of Srpska planned to develop 300 MW Stanari Thermal Power Plant Project, in Stanari, Banja Luka, Bosnia-Herzegovina. EFT Rudnik i Termoelektrana Stanari d.o.o. was the developer of BOT. Dongfang Electric Corporation Limited was the EPC contractor. Alstom SA was the construction contractor. Consortium of AF-Consult Switzerland Ltd and Steinmuller Engineering GmbH, Civil Engineering Institute IG LLC and China Power Engineering Consulting Group Southwest Electric Power Design Institute Co Ltd were the consultants. Qingdao Songling Power Environmental Protection Equipment Co Ltd was the equipment supply contractor. The project was located in Stanari, 70 km east of Banja Luka and was fuelled by lignite from the nearby Stanari lignite mine. The project included a coal-fired power plant with a total capacity of 300 MW while originally, the plant was planned to have a capacity of 420 MW. The project adopted the technology of Circuating Flluidised Bed (CFB) Boiler and Air Cooled Condenser. The plant's expected production was 2,000,000 MWh. The BOT concession was 30 years including 5 years for construction. The construction period was 45 months. The Stanari project responded to Belt and Road Initiative. It was both the first large-scale cooperative project in infrastructure between China and Republika Srpska after the establishment of diplomatic ties and the first TPP EPC project that was independently designed and constructed by Chinese enterprise in Europe. Apart from that, Stanari TPP was the first approved and completed project under 10 billion US dollar-special purpose loan that designated within China-CEEC 16+1 cooperative framework.