Transit of Energy Resources from Iran via Georgia to Western Markets: Prospects, Risks, Challenges and Opportunities

Transit of Energy Resources from Iran via Georgia to Western Markets: Prospects, Risks, Challenges and Opportunities

28-Jul-2017
The paper attempts to analyse possibilities for energy transit from Iran to Georgia and further to the Western markets that have recently opened to energy supplies from Iran as international sanctions have been lifted. Iran, estimated to be the world's fourth-largest country by proven oil…
Assessment of the Challenges and Opportunities for Renewable Energy Directive Transposition

Assessment of the Challenges and Opportunities for Renewable Energy Directive Transposition

12-Oct-2016
The research provides analysis of the concept of compulsory measures of the EU Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC) and to identify the gaps in the Georgian legislation on energy in terms of conformity with this EU directive.  
Role of Tariff Policy in Improving Energy Efficiency in the Residential Sector

Role of Tariff Policy in Improving Energy Efficiency in the Residential Sector

03-Nov-2015
Tariff policy plays an important role in providing “right” price signals for consumers, which is a necessary condition to improve the demand side energy efficiency (EE) in terms of the environmental, social and economic benefits. Improving EE is the most effective way to address challenges…
The Service Quality in the Natural Gas Sector: EU Experience and Implications for Georgia

The Service Quality in the Natural Gas Sector: EU Experience and Implications for Georgia

22-Oct-2015
This paper reviews the experience of Great Britain in regulation of the service quality in natural gas sector. In line with British experience, Georgian situation in gas sector is analyzed and comparative analysis is conducted. Based on the analyses different policy options are provided. Based on…
Solar Power Scale: Policy Schemes for Supporting Solar Power Generation in Georgia

Solar Power Scale: Policy Schemes for Supporting Solar Power Generation in Georgia

20-Oct-2015
Solar power is one of the fastest growing renewable energy technologies becoming competitive with traditional sources of electricity generation. Its main characteristics are: high initial investment costs, free fuel during the operations period and environmentally friendly nature.  
Waste Management in Georgia

Waste Management in Georgia

10-Jun-2015
Even if the streets in Georgia are swept and clean, it does not mean that waste is managed in the country. Despite a big interest of the Georgian government, there are still no striking changes in the waste management in Georgia. A considerable step forward…
Possible Challenges of Harmonization of Georgian Legislation with the Acquis Communautaire of the European Union in Energy Sector

Possible Challenges of Harmonization of Georgian Legislation with the Acquis Communautaire of the European Union in Energy Sector

30-Apr-2015
European Union’s (EU) strategic interest and relations with Georgia have been developing over past years. In this period, Georgia significantly deepened its ties with the EU. On the one hand, EU’s strategic interest and on other hand, Georgia’s considerable progress in the reforms maintained to…
The Effects of Investments in Clean Energy in Georgia

The Effects of Investments in Clean Energy in Georgia

30-Apr-2015
It was several decades ago when mankind observed that country’s development is no more function of economic growth and technological innovation only, but also environmental stability, healthy ecosystem and social equity, hence the term sustainable development emerged. Sustainable development concept is important in energy sector…