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Georgia’s electricity market model

Georgia’s electricity market model

Establishing an energy trading mechanism in Georgia to boost investment in sustainable energy.
Themes
  • Energy
  • Grid integration
Location

Georgia, Europe and Eurasia

Case Summary

Georgia’s Ministry of Energy, with technical support from U.S. energy experts, is working to improve its national energy security by promoting investments in new hydropower plants and establishing an energy trading mechanism (ETM) through the implementation of the Georgia Electricity Market Model of 2015. The ETM provides the structural, technical, legal, contractual, and regulatory framework required to attract private investment and support regional electricity markets and trading.

Results supported byUNDPWorld Resources InstituteTransparency partnership