Clean Energy Group Georgia LLC, a subsidiary of Norway’s Clean Energy Group AS, has been awarded the right to develop, build, own and operate the 433MW Namakhvani project in a competitive tender process.

The firm will develop the project in association with ENKA Insaat ve Sanayi A.S., a Turkish construction conglomerate. The project is well advanced and has obtained a construction permit, including an environmental permit, based on a design by Italian hydropower engineering firm Studio Pietrangeli.

CEO in Clean Energy Group AS, , says “We are excited to continue the development of Namakhvani project, utilizing our strong hydropower experience in Georgia,” said Bjorn Brandtzaeg, CEO in Clean Energy Group AS. “We will make sure the project affected persons will benefit from the project development”.