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Eight New Hydro Power Plants to Launch Operation in 2018

This year a construction of eight new hydro power plants will be finished, Romeo Mikautadze, Deputy Minister of Economy told BM.GE.

Total installed generation of these 8 HPPs is 82 megawatts and generation will constitute 370 million kw/h. These facilities are: Kirnati, Skhalta, Skurdidi, Jonouli, Kasleti 2, Avani HPP, Kheori and Khadori, he said.

“As to other projects, construction of about 15 other HPPs will be continued in 2019. Their total installed generation is 300 megawatts and generation will be 2.5 billion kw/h”, Mikautadze said.

As to other investment projects, construction of gas storage reservoirs will start in 2018, as well as a construction of several transmission lines, the Deputy Minister said.