Paravani Hydro Power Plant, Georgia – Issue Paper

The Turkish company Georgian Urban Energy (GUE) has requested a USD 44 million EBRD loan for the Paravani HPP, an 87 MW plant using a 14 km derivation tunnel in  order to divert water from the Paravani river to the Mtkvari river. Green Alternative has deep concerns regarding the possible negative impacts of the project as well as the overall justification for it.