Georgia to announce international tender next week

Oil&Gas Materials 19 March 2010 17:35 (UTC +04:00)

Georgia, Tbilisi, March 19 / Trend N. Kirtskhalia /

A 30-day international tender for the construction of a cascade of four hydroelectric stations on the river Acharistskali in Adjara will be announced next week.

It deals with a cascade of a total capacity of 115 megawatts. About $ 180 million will be invested there, Georgian Energy Minister Alexander Khetaguri said at a briefing after the meeting.

Minister expressed hope that foreign companies will take the same active part in this tender, as it was during the tender announced for the construction of the cascade of hydropower stations on Kekhura in Samegrelo.