Turkey to build wind power plant in Georgia's Shida Kartli

Turkey to build wind power plant in Georgia's Shida Kartli

Largest Turkish energy holding, Çalık Enerji will build a wind power plant of 50MW capacity in Georgia's Shida Kartli region, Georgia's First Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Dmitry Kumsishvili said in Turkey, 

"We recently completed negotiations with Ahmet Çalik, the Founder and the Head of the Çalık Enerji, and we agreed that the wind power plant with a capacity of 50 MW and the investment of $75 million will be built in Shida Kartli," the Financial cited Kumsishvili as saying.

Kumsishvili added that this will result into another new source of renewable energy in the electric power system of Georgia.

Ahmet Çalik said that another investment implemented by the Çalık Enerji will contribute to the deepening of the cooperation between the two countries in the fields of energy and economics.

The meeting with the Chair of the Board of the Çalık Enerji was held in Ankara, Turkey. Deputy Ministers of Economy and Sustainable Development, Giorgi Chikovani and Romeo Mikautadze, and the Director of the Energy Development Fund of Georgian, Tornike Rizhvadze also attended the meeting.