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Georgia goes dark after accident at thermal power plant

By | November 24th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–An accident at a thermal power plant in eastern Georgia caused a country-wide blackout early Monday morning. Almost the entire country was without electricity at 02:10 in the middle of the night, as the thermal power plant in Gardabani near […]

Georgia on imported electricity while power lines being repaired

By | July 28th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

Two of the transmission lines that failed are now working, but until all three are fixed, Georgia is on imported electricity. (Photo published by Georgian State Electrosystems.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is now being supplied with electricity that is imported from neighboring countries, after three high-voltage power lines failed yesterday. Director of the electricity system, Sulkhan Zumburidze, said Monday that the import from two […]

Electricity back online in Georgia after massive outage

By | July 28th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Trains stopped and all but one national TV station went off air in Georgia Sunday evening as much of the country was in the dark for several hours. Late in the night, power was restored in Tbilisi and all other regions, according to the Energy […]

Massive power outage in Georgia

By | July 28th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

The massive power outage is caused by a failure in a high voltage power line. (Pirveli.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A failure in a high-voltage power line has left large parts of Georgia without electricity Sunday evening. The capital Tbilisi is among the areas affected by the massive outage, which the Energy Ministry believes is caused by the failure of a 500 kV […]

40 000 households without electricity in Georgia

By | November 20th, 2013|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–40 000 households in Georgia are without electricity due to bad weather. According to Energo-Pro Georgia, which distributes electricity to consumers, 50 000 households have been without electricity since morning, but power supply to 10 000 of them has now been restored. […]