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Georgia to construct new HPP

10 July 2014 16:53 (UTC+04:00)
Georgia to construct new HPP

By Jamila Babayeva

The construction of Nenskra hydro-electric power plant will be started in Georgia from next spring. The decision was made by the economic council under Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili's guidance on July 10.

Large Korean state company is interested in the project. Its investment accounts to $570 million, and capacity - 210 MW, the prime minister's press service reported.

The economic council meeting noted that the aim of the construction of the new HPP is to reduce the current deficiency in Georgian internal market in the period of autumn-spring.

The construction of the plant will be completed in 2020, and construction works of the roads to the hydro electric power plant will be renewed by "partner fund" till the end of the year.

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