In eastern Georgia, a small hydropower plant is being launched
Today, in eastern Georgia, in the mountainous region Tusheti in the village of Shenako, the event of launching of small hydropower plants (HPP) should be held. As reported by Trend with reference to the U.S. Embassy in Georgia, the U.S. ambassador to Georgia John Bass will participate in the opening ceremony of HPP.
The new small hydroelectric power plant will supply electricity to 60 families living in Shenako. A number of villages of Tusheti is not supplied with electricity after damage of 85-kilometer transmission line in 1988.
The company "Winrock Georgia" started to build hydropower plant in 2007 with the financial support of USAID, as well as several other organizations. The cost of this HPP is estimated at 357,376 GEL.