Big dams, big damage, and little benefit: Georgia’s hydropower plansGreen By Blue

Georgia is blessed with water and with mountains, the ideal combination for hydropower. For supporters of Georgia’s hydropower projects building an additional 100 dams in the country (as the Government suggests) will secure Georgia’s future energy needs and earn much needed revenue. But is Georgia’s government sacrificing the country’s natural assets for little return; and by focusing almost exclusively on hydropower is the Georgia closing the door to the real economic, social and technological benefits of sustainable renewable energy?