Construction of a new HPP will be launched in Pankisi Gorge in November. A 27-megawatt HPP "Samkuritskali 2” will be built by the company “Feri”.
Lasha Iordanishvili, Director General of the Feri company, says that the 27-megawatt HPP will be built 15 kilometers away from the village.
“We have already obtained the permission to build "Samkuritskali 2” , the construction will start in November, " the company Director says.
The construction of a 5-megawatt HPP - Khadori 3- in Pankisi Gorge caused the protest of the locals in April of this year. The protest turned into the clash between police officers and locals.