EU and Germany to support energy sector reform in Georgia

EU and Germany to support energy sector reform in Georgia

December 9, 2021

On 8 December, the European Union, KfW, the German investment and development bank, and the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia launched the next technical cooperation programme to support energy sector reform in Georgia. Its total budget is almost €8.5 million. 

Georgian Energy Sector Reform (GESR) aims at strengthening the country’s energy security, improving the energy efficiency of public, industrial, and residential buildings and relevant infrastructure, and, in line with EU directives, to support the ongoing reforms of the electricity market and endorse the further development of renewable energy.

In particular, within the programme, the necessary secondary legislation on energy efficiency and energy efficiency in buildings envisaged by the Georgian legal framework will be developed.

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