Sulkhan Zumburidze at the Parliament Sector Committee Sitting
Today Sulkhan Zumburidze, Chairman of the Management Board of Georgian State Electrosystem, presented the report of winter preparation works for 2016-2017 at the Parliament sitting of the Sector Economy and Economic Policy Committee.
“Georgian State Electrosystem is ready to ensure smooth and reliable electricity transmission during the winter period in 2016-2017 throughout Georgia”, – Sulkhan Zumburidze stated.
In his speech, the Chairman of the Management Board emphasized the electricity consumption growth rate for the last 5 years, the new substations and transmission lines constructed during 2016, the electricity exchange with neighboring countries, and the export-import balance.
“The issue of electricity exchange with neighboring countries remains a separate priority. Currently, Georgia is connected to the power systems of all four neighboring countries with high-voltage power transmission lines. Our strong desire is to ensure that the country becomes a regional energy hub and carries out power transit in the east-west and north-south directions”, – Sulkhan Zumburidze stated .