Power Grid Enhancement Project in Georgia
Short description of the overall project
Aim is to support Georgian State Electrosystem (GSE) to implement reinforcement and enhancement of the electricity transmission grid in Georgia, contributing to a stable, reliable, cost-effective and efficient national transmission grid as a critical component of the efficient market infrastructure and electricity trading. It will enhance the integration of renewable sources, especially hydro and wind, into the system. The project will also contribute to the resilience of the Georgian power sector by improving security of supply.
Short description of activities financed by the donation
The Project aims to support Georgian State Electrosystem to implement the national power grid reinforcement and enhancement investment project consisting of 4 main components:
(1) construction of the 500kV overhead line (OHL) Tskaltubo-Akhaltisikhe-Tortum;
(2) construction of the North Ring;
(3) reinforcement of the transmission infrastructure in Guria region; and
(4) reinforcement of the transmission infrastructure in Kakheti region.