Georgia Resumes Electric Energy Export to Russia

Oil&Gas Materials 12 September 2008 17:12 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi, 12 September / Trend corr. N.Kirtskhalia /Georgia has resumed electric energy export to Russia, a press-service of the Electric Energy System Commercial Operator reported.

Electric export is carried out via the Salkhino power line in Abkhazia.

As for 11 September, the energy export volume made up 1mln KWt/h per day and 9mln KWt/h since early September. At the same time, Tbil Hydroelectric power station power unit also started operating. Station's production capacity is 3.156mln KWt/h per day.  

Electric energy export to Russia had been carried out in August, as well. The export was stopped on 21 August.

Alexander Khitaguri, Georgian Energy Minister, said that the cooperation with Russia in the energy sphere would not be suspended.

Georgia is also export electric energy to Turkey.

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