In February 2023, Georgian power plants generated 987 mln. kWh of electricity. This represents an 11% increase in the total generation compared to the previous year (in February 2022, the total generation was 890 mln. kWh).
In January 2023, Georgian power plants generated 1,111 mln. kWh of electricity. This represents an 8% increase in the total generation compared to the previous year (in January 2022, the total generation was 1,025 mln. kWh).
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine profoundly impacted the global economy, immediately sending shockwaves across the globe. The attack of a country that was once a major energy supplier to Europe on the country which was one of the top food exporters in the world, sent food and fuel prices spiraling, causing major energy shortages and the prospect of protracted recession in the United States and the European Union.
In 2022, Georgian power plants generated 14,247 mln. kWh of electricity, record high generation for a single year. This represents a 13% increase in total generation, compared to the previous year (in 2021, total generation was 12,645 mln. kWh).
Pollution is an existential threat to modern society, one which endangers both human and planetary health. It includes contaminating the air with ozone, sulfur, nitrogen-containing nitrous oxides, and delicate particulate matter (PM2.5). Reduction of air pollution is a key aspect of Green Growth, which, together with attaining the goals of the Paris Agreement, could save around a million lives a year worldwide by 2050 (Rijsberman, 2019).