Lentekhi is an 81MW hydro power project. It is planned on Tskhenistskali river/basin in Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, Georgia. The project is currently in announced 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 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 81 81 Announced Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, Georgia


The project is currently owned by Georgian Co-Investment Fund.

Lentekhi is a run-of-river project. The gross head and net head of the project will be 100m and 83.6m respectively. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, is expected to be 2 in number. The penstock length will be 220m. The project cost is expected to be around $103.285m.

The hydro power project consists of 2 units of pelton turbines.

The project will have 2 electric generators installed at the project site. The generator capacity is likely to be 19.3 MVA.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.


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