Jesse Dylan Young from Johns Hopkins University, Global Policy School of Advanced International Studies, explored the energy system of Goergia, its shortcomings and future opportunities in his study “To Light the Lands”: Georgia and the Quest for Electrical Security." You can find the full text available here in English and its Georgian translation by Green Alternative.
Protests have in recent weeks broken out across rural Georgia after construction resumed on several large hydropower projects financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
On Friday Georgia will sign an association agreement with the European Union, meaning that our country will start cooperating more closely with the EU and even implement more European legislation. This is good news, particularly when it comes to the environment.
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.