Export of Georgian electricity to Turkey increases 61.4%

Several transmission lines were reconstructed, while several new ones were built in Imereti. Photo by Georgian State Electrosystem.
Agenda.ge, 11 May 2018 - 14:21, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia is increasing the export of electricity to Turkey, announces Georgia’s Ministry of Economy.

As of May 9, 2018 export of electricity increased by 61.4 percent compared to the same period of 2016, says Georgia’s Ministry of Economy.

In total, Georgia exported 63,715,000 kWh hour to Turkey as of May 9, 2018.

As Georgia’s Economy Minister Dimitry Kumsishvili said the government’s goal is to increase electricity export and make Georgia an electricity hub.

Kumsishvili said tha an increase in electricity exports is a result of active cooperation with Turkey.

The bilateral meetings regarding electricity export was held in February and April of 2018.