Norway’s hydropower empire – part 2 GEORGIA

A thousand years ago, Vikings sailed up the river Rioni in present day Georgia Now, present-day Vikings are building the two largest hydropower plants since Georgia became independent “Norwegian Vikings don’t love this place as much as we who are from here” Village Chanchkhalo, Adjara, Georgia “You shouldn’t walk here” “I had to move out […]

Investing in Clean, Safe Nuclear Energy

President Obama: Thank you, everybody. Thank you. Please have a seat. Have a seat. Good morning, everybody. Before I begin let me just acknowledge some of the people who are standing behind me here: First of all, two people who have been working really hard to make this day happen — Secretary Steven Chu, my […]

Kinchauri, demonstration against Clean Energy Invest / Tata Power / Adjaristsqali Georgia 2018-10-09

In the village Kinchauri, residents have given the government a deadline till the end of the week to solve their problems. The residents are asking the government to mediate with the hydropower construction company. Otherwise, they plan to launch large-scale protests. People are demanding guarantees for their safety. Since 2016, locals claim, after the construction […]

Ajara TV: How much should Shuakhevi benefit from the hydropower plant?

According to amendments to the law, municipalities will no longer receive funding from the central budget by way of an equalizing transfer. From next year on, the tax will be transferred to the central (Adjara) budget. Only 19 percent of the total amount will be distributed among the municipalities. According to the new system for […]

One Wine Grower Uses Solar Power for Operating His Vineyards

[Cleveland, GA/Damon Jones – Reporting] From the outside, this might look like just another beautiful vineyard tucked away in the foothills of Yonah Mountain. But take a closer look and you’ll find it’s one of the most energy efficient, environmentally friendly operations in the entire state. In fact, they recently became the only winery on […]

Norwegian hydropower entrepreneurs in Adjara, Georgia, NRK Kveldsnytt 2015-09-29

Ingvild Bryn: Norwegian experts are working on the largest construction project in Georgia. A new large hydropower plant is going to make the country less dependent on Russian imports. Morten Jentoft: The landscape in Adjara, western Georgia resembles a Norwegian mountainous valley It rains a lot here. Georgia has some of the largest untapped hydropower […]

I’m a Tea Party conservative. Here’s how to win over Republicans on renewable energy.

This is my cell phone, okay? Does that look like that is the cell phone case of a liberal? My dad is a retired baptist minister. He told me that in order to get people to hear your message, you have to get them in the church. That is a mistake that a lot of […]

Benefits of Combining Solar Energy and Sheep

[Playful Music] [Newton County, GA/Snapping Shoals EMC Solar Farm] [Nat Sound] “Wheeeeew Come on”. [Scott Fuss/Marketing-PR Coordinator, Snapping Shoals EMC] One of the main things about Solar is, one of your most valuable resources is the property. It’s not the panels that are sitting’ on it, you have to buy the property. And so you […]

Georgia could be step ahead of other states in solar energy, report says

AFTERNOON. AFTERNOON. A AFTERNOON. A COUPLE AFTERNOON. A COUPLE OF AFTERNOON. A COUPLE OF POP-UP AFTERNOON. A COUPLE OF POP-UP SHOWERS AFTERNOON. A COUPLE OF POP-UP SHOWERS ARE A COUPLE OF POP-UP SHOWERS ARE A COUPLE OF POP-UP SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE A COUPLE OF POP-UP SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE IN A COUPLE OF POP-UP SHOWERS ARE […]

100% Clean Energy by 2035 (can we do it?)

At their meeting on May 21, the Mayor and Commission committed to achieving 100% renewable energy by 2035. Is that even possible? What will it mean for our community…. and the world? Well, to be honest it might not mean anything. This resolution is non-binding, and Athens had already set a goal to increase renewable […]