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Construction of Solar Power Plant is Planned in Georgia

Construction of Solar Power Plant is Planned in Georgia

Construction of pilot Solar Power Plant is planned in Gareji Plateau, Sagarejo Municipality. Feasibility studies are planed for the purpose of its construction, ownership and operation. Supposed installed capacity is up to 5 mgwt, annual output is over 8 mln kwh. However, feasibility studies of 50 mgwt Solar Power Plant should be …

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Int’l Association Talks Possibility of Uniting Turkish Stream, TANAP

Int’l Association Talks Possibility of Uniting Turkish Stream, TANAP

Uniting of the Turkish Stream and TANAP gas pipelines at the Turkish-Greek border is absolutely a normal process, President of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) Gurkan Kumbaroglu told Trend Aug. 16. He said that this process is also important in terms of diversification of energy sources and energy …

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Georgia to Implement ITU’s Big Data Pilot Program

The Georgian National Communications Commission (GNCC) has held a special meeting on the Big Data project by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The project coordinator Margus Tiru updated representatives of major telecommunication operators and public offices on the project details. The project aims at establishing new methodology of collecting and …

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July Records Slight Contraction in Price of Medications of Cardiology Group

The Healthcare Platform continues monitoring of medications of cardiology group as part of the Pharma Monitoring project. Jointly with the Association of Young Financiers and Businessmen (AYFB), the Healthcare Platform has explored 19 medications and identified that in July, as compared to June, the price of medications of cardiology group …

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Tbilisi to Host First Discounts Festival

On August 22-28 Tbilisi will host its first Discounts Festival on Shardeni Street. The Festival aims at promoting tourism. One of the festival days will be dedicated to Georgian Startups. The Discounts Festival unites about 100 companies with special discounts and offers. Thematic stands and tables will be placed on …

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Adjara Group To Open Rooms Hotel in Batumi

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Following Kazbegi and Tbilisi, Rooms hotel will be open in Georgia’s seaside town Batumi. The 170-room hotel investment cost is about $18 million USD. According to General director of Adjara Group Valeri Chekheria, exterior of the building is already completed, however the hotel will open in summer 2017. In the …

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Lasha Talakhadze Sets WR, Takes Gold in Rio

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Georgia’s Lasha Talakhadze, who won last year’s Weightlifting World Championships, took gold with an overall weight lifted of 473 kilograms (just under 1,043 pounds). Talakhadze reached that mark on his final clean and jerk lift of 258 kilograms, breaking the world record set by Iran’s Rezah Zadeh in Beijing eight …

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