Georgia, Tbilisi, Jan. 18 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia /
Georgian Energy Ministry denies information provided by non-governmental sector and individuals concerned on the number of hydropower plants and start of construction works.
There was an agreement between "GR-ENERGY LIMITED" Company and the Georgian government, within which it was to carry out studies on the feasibility of 32 potential hydropower projects, the statement released by the agency on Friday says.
"Under the contract the company was to undertake these works on the18-month exclusive right. However, "GR-ENERGY LIMITED" refused to implement 23 projects, and expressed readiness to continue further studies in nine hydroelectric plants. One plant is to be built by the company in Kazbegi region. No final decision concerning the start of construction of any plant has been made yet, as the Energy Ministry awaits the completion of feasibility studies," the statement said.
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