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70 Percent of Funds Allocated For Gas Storage Construction Are Loans

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The loan participation in the construction of gas storage is expected to be 70%, deputy Minister of Energy Mariam Valishvili told “Course Course” . According to her, negotiations with international financial institutions are actively underway and banks, at this stage evaluate the risks of the project. “Now we are researching …

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Government Stops Subsidizing Natural Gas Tariff

Government of Georgia will not subsidize natural gas tariff, Mariam Valishvili, Deputy Energy Minister told Business Course. The 5-Tetri subsidy will be abolished after new tariff determined by GNERC will come into force on July 20, she said. This subsidy will be abolished. The 5-tetri tariff was moved to the …

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Mariam Valishvili Plans to Purchase Wind Power Station Shares

Deputy Energy Minister Mariam Valishvili plans to purchase wind power station shares. Mariam Valishvili told Business Course that she will receive information about on stock exchange placement and supposedly will buy a share or several shares. “This is the first case, when our compatriots are able to co-participate in energy …

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InterRAO Begins Arbitration Proceedings Against Georgia

Russian energy firm InterRAO has begun arbitration proceedings in Stockholm against Georgia over electricity tariffs, Georgia’s deputy energy minister said. “We have now received a notification from the arbitration court and (are) ready to defend our position there,” Mariam Valishvili told Reuters. InterRAO confirmed that it had started judicial proceedings. …

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Georgian Ministry talks Purchase of Iranian Gas

Georgian Ministry talks Purchase of Iranian Gas

Delivery of gas from Iran to Georgia is theoretically possible, and there is necessary infrastructure for this, but such contracts were not concluded between state companies, Georgia’s Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Mariam Valishvili told Trend Apr. 24. “The Iranian side expresses its readiness to supply gas to …

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Iranian Investors Start Exploring HPP Construction Potential in Georgia

Iranian investors are exploring potential of constructing hydro power plants in Georgia, Deputy Energy Minister Mariam Valishvili told Business Course. “Representatives of several Iranian companies have arrived in Georgia to explore the market potential, ongoing projects. There is no specific agreement achieved. This is only a working process and we …

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Shah Deniz Stage 2 of Fundamental Importance for Georgia

The second stage of development of Azerbaijan’s largest Shah Deniz gas field is of fundamental importance for Georgia, said Georgia’s Deputy Energy Minister Mariam Valishvili in an interview with Business Time Georgia. One of the main issues in the development of Georgia’s energy market in the next few years is …

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Georgian Industrial Group Intends to Purchase of KazTransGas Company

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Georgian Industrial Group (GIG) intends to purchase KazTransGas company and due negotiations are underway, Deputy Energy Minister of Georgia Mariam Valishvili said. “According to my information, the parties are negotiating the issues, but I am not aware  of details”, Valishvili told the Business Contact. At this stage, the Kazakh party …

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Iran Envoy: No Deal to Export Gas to Georgia via Armenia

Iran Envoy: No Deal to Export Gas to Georgia via Armenia

At the moment, there is no agreement on the gas export from Iran to Georgia, Iran’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayeen told Trend August 25. He was commenting on the information which appeared in the Iranian media outlets regarding signing of a contract for the supply of Iranian gas to …

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Georgia Denies Information on Iranian Gas Import

The Georgian Ministry of Energy has no information on the conclusion of contracts for the import of Iranian gas to the country, Mariam Valishvili, Georgia’s deputy energy minister, told Trend. Earlier, the Iranian IRNA news agency reported with reference to the country’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh that the test …

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