50-megawatt wind power plant in eastern Georgia to launch in 2022

  • The wind power plant is expected to generate around 180 million kilowatt-hours annually. Photo: Energy Development Fund of Georgia

Agenda.ge, 13 May 2021 - 23:20, Tbilisi,Georgia

A 50-megawatt wind power plant near the village of Nigoza in eastern Georgia is planned to begin operations in 2022, announces the Ministry of Economy of Georgia.

Today Georgian Economy Minister Natia Turnava met with Ahmet Calık, the chair of Turkish Calık Energy board, which is one of the major investors in the Georgian energy sector. 

During the meeting Turnava and Çalık spoke about the current and upcoming investment projects in Georgia, including the Nigoza wind power plant. 

Çalık Enerji is implementing the project in cooperation with the Energy Development Fund of Georgia.

The $70 million project aims to employ 200 people in the construction process, while 25 people will be employed after it becomes operational.