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Tata Power JV completes $420-mn hydro project in Georgia

Shuakhevi hydroelectric project is the largest hydro-power plant built in Georgia in past 5 decades

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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on Monday said it had completed construction of a 187-megawatt (Mw) hydro project in that cost over $420 million.

The Shuakhevi hydroelectric project is the largest hydro-power plant to be built in in the past five decades.

Adjaristsqali LLC (AGL), Tata Power’s joint venture with Norway’s Clean Energy Invest AS and IFC InfraVentures (IFC), a member of the World Group, has completed construction of the 187 Mw Shuakhevi Hydro Power Project (HPP), it said after a ceremony in Georgia.

“The construction of the plant started in the fall of 2013. As a part of this project, one weir and two dams with their respective reservoirs and connecting tunnels have been constructed to divert water for power generation,” the company said in a statement.

The water conductor system consists of three tunnels with cumulative length of 33.48 km.

First Published: Tue, July 04 2017. 02:02 IST