Georgia is dependent on neighbouring countries for much of its crude oil and natural gas. It also lacks energy efficiency legislation. Nevertheless,Georgia has ample hydro resources and is tipped to become an important electricity transit hub. The EU is helping the country to improve its legislative and regulatory environment so that it can embrace energy efficiency and tap into its renewable sources.
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