Georgia's Shuakhevi HPP to start test operation
BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 13
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Construction of Shuakhevi hydroelectric power plant (HPP), one of the largest energy projects in Georgia, is nearing completion, Trend reports citing Georgian media outlets.
As reported, the project team is preparing to start the test operation.
The Shuakhevi HPP is being built in the Khulo and Shuakhevi municipalities of mountainous Adjara. It is one of the Georgia’s most important energy projects, which aims to increase domestic electricity production and decrease the country’s dependence on imported energy.
Shuakhevi HPP is co-owned by Norway’s Clean Energy Invest, India’s Tata Power, and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.
The Shuakhevi HPP is the only project in Georgia’s energy sector funded together by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the Asian Development Bank, and IFC.
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