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Kutaisi is Ready to Make 100% Switch to Renewable Energy by 2050

Kutaisi is the first city within the Caucasus that, during the global mobilization day “Act for Climate”, pledged its readiness to make a 100% switch to renewable energy by 2050. A respective memorandum will be finalized between the international organization 350.org and the mayor of Kutaisi Giorgi Chighvaria, in the …

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Deputy Economy Minister: Employment of Renewable Energy Resources is Our Priority

“Renewable energy sources and their employment is a priority direction for Georgia’s power sector development. Employment of domestic resources is Georgia’s priority and this is precondition for energy independence”, Deputy Economy Minister Romeo Mikautadze noted at international conference – Renewable Energy Development in Georgia. The Deputy Economy Minister thanked United …

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Renewable Energy Can Save Unique Colchis Forests

Renewable energy reduces tree cutting, saves forests and improves rural livelihoods. These and other findings were revealed by a pilot initiative which tested the use of firewood alternatives and energy efficiency measures in the villages located in a buffer zone of Machakhela National Park. The initiative was undertaken in 2016-2017 …

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Georgia Implements 146 New Renewable Energy Projects

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Georgia is implementing 146 new renewable energy projects with a total installed capacity of 5,358 MW, according to the updated document published by Georgian energy ministry May 24. The total cost of the projects will reach $8.79 billion. Annual generation capacity of new projects is expected at 19,943 GWh. About …

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Azerbaijan Eyes to Export Alternative Energy Solutions

Azerbaijan’s State Agency on Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources is taking part in international tenders for supply of engineering solutions, Jamil Melikov, deputy head of the state agency, told Trend. He said that there are certain prospects in the sphere of exporting solutions and technologies in alternative energy. “These prospects …

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Georgia’s Potential For Wind-Generated Electricity is 1,450 MW

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Georgia has an important wind energy potential with 1450 MW total resources, which is estimated to be able to annually generate 4 billion kilowatt-hours. According to GNERC’s (Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission) annual report, there were no cases when small power plants have sold electricity to retail …

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A Norwegian Energy Company is Investing Eight Billion in Georgia

The renewable energy company, Clean Energy, is making investments from Norway for the building of a hydroelectric power plant in Georgia, in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. The development may be the biggest ‘Norwegian’ plant abroad. The company, which is based in Lysaker, won the bid last week, according to …

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