On October 2 2018, Georgian Water and Power (GWP) opened a new hydropower dam in Bodorna (Dusheti region). The construction of the new dam started in December 2017, with the support of the Entrepreneurial Development Bank (FMO) and the German Investment and Development Bank (DEG), for a total investment of 10 million GEL.

The installed capacity of the dam is 2.5 Megawatts, while the average yearly generation is expected to be 15 mln KWh. The dam will supply electricity to the water supply stations which belong to GWP.

GWP representatives have explained that the new dam is a “Green Dam”, meaning that damage to the environment has been reduced to the lowest possible level while maintain a high level of output.

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