In 2014, Georgia signed an Association Agreement with the EU to implement the bloc’s policies for sustainable energy development. By signing the Agreement and joining the Energy Community, Georgia took on the obligation to implement a reform package in the energy sector and lay the foundation for its approximation to the European energy market.

During the many High-level Energy Cooperation Meetings – Georgia introduced, in detail, the ongoing and scheduled reforms in Georgia’s energy sector, discussed international cooperation, and highlighted Georgia’s interest to become an energy hub in the Caucasus/Black Sea region.

According to Georgia’s Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development, Dimitri Kumsishvili, the European Energy Community has provided Georgia with a particular framework to implement key energy sector reforms that include significant initiatives such as the establishment of a free energy market, energy efficiency in the construction and other sectors.


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