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Tata Power commissioned Shuakhevi HPP in Georgia
Tata Power commissioned Shuakhevi HPP in Georgia

The project is expected to generate around 450 GWh of clean energy to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) by more than 200,000 tonnes a year.

31 March 2020 Current Affairs:Tata Power Company's joint venture (JV) with Norway's Clean Energy Invest (CEI), and International Financial Corporation (IFC) began its commercial operation of a 178 megawatt (MW) hydropower project (HPP) in Georgia. The information was given by the Tata group utility on 30 March. 

About Joint Venture:
Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC, a joint venture company, is setting up one of the largest projects in Georgia at an overall project cost of approximately $500 million. Once the 178 MW-Shuakhevi HPP is completed, the JV is planning to commission a 9 MW units, namely Skhalta Hydro Power project. 
♦ The project is expected to generate around 450 GWh of clean energy to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG) by more than 200,000 tonnes a year. The commercial operation of the Shuakhevi HPP in Georgia is an important milestone for Tata Power and its partners.