Hrvatska Elektroprivreda (HEP Group) is a national electricity company which has been engaged in electricity production, transmission and distribution for more than one century, and with heat supply and gas distribution for the past few decades.
Hrvatska Elektroprivreda is organized in the form of a holding company with a number of daughter companies.
The parent company of the Group, HEP d.d., performs the function of HEP Group corporate management and guarantees the conditions for the secure and reliable electricity supply to customers.
Within HEP Group there is a clear division (managerial, accounting, legal) of companies which perform regulated activities (transmission and distribution) from non-regulated ones (generation and supply).
HEP Grup has 4,000 MW of installed capacity for electricity production and 974 MW of heat production capacity. Within HEP Proizvodnja d.o.o. there are 25 hydro power plants and eight thermal power plants fired by oil, natural gas or coal. Some of them produce both electricity and heat in a combined-cycle, forming the backbone of the district heating system in the cities of Zagreb and Osijek. A daughter-company of HEP Proizvodnjad.o.o., Pumping station Buško blato d.o.o., is situated in the area of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Apart from HEP Proizvodnja, electricity within HEP Group is produced by TE Plomin d.o.o., a company co-owned by HEP-a d.d. and RWE Power which operates a 210 MW thermal power plant. HEP d.d. is a co-owner of Krško Nuclear Power Plant in Slovenia.
HEP Obnovljivi izvori energije d.o.o. (HEP Renewable Energy Sources) deals with preparation, construction and use of renewable energy sources (wind, small waterways, geothermal water, etc.).
Transmission and distribution
Together with production sources, important components of the system are transmission and distribution networks (a total of 24 thousand transformer stations and 140 thousand kilometers of lines of different voltage levels).
HEP Operator prijenosnog sustava d.o.o. and HEP Operator distribucijskog sustava d.o.o. are providers of public services of electricity transmission and distribution, respectively, for the needs of participants in the Croatian market.
There are more than 2.3 million electricity customers and/or metering points in Croatia. Operator distribucijskog sustava d.o.o. is responsible for tariff customers’ supply. Supply for eligible customers is the responsibility of HEP Opskrba d.o.o., which is exposed to competition.
Other energy business activities
HEP-Trgovina d.o.o. (HEP Trade) carries out the activities of purchase and sale of electricity, optimization of power plants’ operation, and trading intermediation in the domestic and international market.
HEP Toplinarstvo d.o.o. (HEP District Heating) carries out production, distribution and supply of heat energy in the areas of the cities of Zagreb, Osijek and Sisak and in a part of the Zagreb County.
HEP PLin d.o.o. (HEP Gas) supplies natural gas to the customers in the counties of Osijek-Baranja, Požega-Slavonia and Virovitica-Podravina.
HEP ESCO d.o.o. is a company that provides energy services, develops executes and finances commercial energy efficiency projects.
Other business activities
APO d.o.o. Environmental Services is a consulting and engineering company specializing in environmental protection activities, especially those involving hazardous and radioactive waste and radioactive material.
HEP Nastavno-obrazovni centar, Velika (HEP Training and Education Center, Velika) is an educational institution which, in addition to providing training in live work, conducts secondary school programs for adults and organizes professional gatherings, seminars and courses.
HEP Odmor i rekreacija d.o.o. (HEP Leisure and Recreation provides tourist and hospitality services and organize sporting recreation for HEP Group employees.
In April 2012, a new company was established, HEP – Development of Multi-Purpose Real Estate Projects Ltd.