While likely not the cause, the EBRD-financed Dariali hydropower plant is being constructed without proper assessment or mitigation of known geological risks. The construction must be halted to avoid further damage.
The Georgian company JSC Dariali Energy has requested a loan of up to USD 80 million from the EBRD for the 108 MW Dariali hydropower (HPP) project. Theproject involves the construction of a derivation-type HPP on the Tergi river
Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC (AGL), a subsidiary of the Norwegian Clean Energy Invest, has requested up to USD 86.5 million from the EBRD for the construction of the 185 MW Shuakhevi hydropower plant (HPP). The project involves
Georgian Ministry of Energy orders use of force against local protesters who fear landslides from hydro construction
Last weekend, the Georgian Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources again left no doubt about where its main interests lie: enforcing the massive exploitation of Georgia’s hydropower potential despite and against people’s concerns and if necessary by use of force.
As activists pointed out at a consultation meeting in Tbilisi, Georgia’s hydropower sector has plenty of lessons to be learned by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Yesterday in Tbilisi, during a public consultation on the good governance policies of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, an unexpected thing happened.
As activists pointed out at a consultation meeting in Tbilisi, Georgia’s hydropower sector has plenty of lessons to be learned by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
On October 15, 2013 the Georgian civil society organizations made a statement on planned Khudoni Dam project in Svaneti, Georgia. The organizations stress that high level officials, including Prime Minister and Minister of Energy
Green Alternative’s position on the construction of Khudoni HPP in Mestia Municipality, Zemo Svaneti
The position paper starts with reviewing social, economic and environmental concerns related to the planned Khudoni hydro power plant (hereinafter - Khudoni HPP) project, which prompt Green Alternative to oppose
Derivative Types of (Run-of-River) Hydro Power Plants (HPPs) in Georgia – Current Practices and Challenges
Association Green Alternative initiated a public discussion “Derivative types (Run-of- River) of Hydro Power Plants (HPPs) in Georgia – Current Practices and Challenges” that was held at a hotel Vere Palace on December 18
Comments on Kintrisha-2 HPP Project Environmental Impact Assessment Report
The construction and operation of the Dariali HPP will cause the degradation of ecological and cultural values of the Dariali Gorge ecosystem and increase risk of natural disasters, in case the project is implemented
A roundtable discussion organised in Tbilisi today by Association Green Alternative and CEE Bankwatch Network marks the first step in the mobilisation of Georgian society to stop a destructive joint Georgian government