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November 26, 2021

Khudoni, Georgia

By Carmen

Khudoni is a 702MW hydro power project. It is planned on Enguri river/basin in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, Georgia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 702 702 Permitting Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, Georgia Trans Electrica


The project is being developed and currently owned by Trans Electrica.

Khudoni is a reservoir based project. The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 364 million cubic meter. The net head of the project will be 151.9m. The project is expected to generate 1,500 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $1,000m.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Government of Georgia under a power purchase agreement at the rate of $0.105kWh.

Contractors Involved

GE Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company is expected to provide 3 units of francis turbines, each with 234MW nameplate capacity.

GE Renewable Energy is expected to supply 3 electric generators for the project.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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