Georgia Transmission Grid Strengthening Project
Short description of the overall project
The development objectives of the Transmission Grid Strengthening Project for Georgia are to provide reliable power transmission to the southwestern part of the grid, upgrade electricity exchange systems, and provide economically efficient, environmentally, and socially sustainable electricity sector planning.
Short description of activities financed by the donation
The project is aiming at three main areas: strengthening of the national transmission grid, enhancing electricity market, and assessing environmental impact of the sector strategy. The project consists of four components:
- Akhaltsikhe-Batumi High Voltage Transmission Line Construction (USD 45 million).
- Wholesale Metering and Trading Systems (USD 6 million).
- Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment and Sector Studies (USD 2 million).
- Supervision Services and Project Implementation Support (USD 7 million).