Georgia, EU hold first High-Level Energy Dialogue in Tbilisi

Economy Minister Levan Davitashvili and and Kadri Simson, the European Commissioner for Energy visited the Kartli wind power station in central Georgia's Shida Kartli region. Photo: Ministry of Economy, 17 Nov 2023 - 11:46, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgian Economy Minister Levan Davitashvili and Kadri Simson, the European Commissioner for Energy on Thursday held the first EU-Georgia High-Level Energy Dialogue in the Georgian capital city of Tbilisi following the last week European Commission recommendation to grant Georgia the EU membership candidate status.

The Ministry of Economy cited Davitashvili as saying the Dialogue format would become “regular” and “annual”. 

The meeting focused on Georgia's alignment with key EU energy legislation, development of energy infrastructure and connectivity, and promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy.