Strategic Environmental Assessment of Aragvi River Basin

Assignment location

Georgia, Europe


European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for small to mediumsized (1- 13 MW) hydro electric facilities in the Aragvi river basin area including:

  • Comprehensive public information and stakeholder participationm programme associated with the development of the SEA
  • Development and appraisal of specific small to medium-sized hydropower investment projects and their appraisal and permitting including (i) annotated lists of areas/locations most suitable for development and (ii) recommendations for a focused environmental due diligence process
  • Identification and quantification of technical/financial obstacles to be encountered or benefits arising when developing the hydro power plants

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