Georgia Twinning IV: Development of Network Tariff Setting Methodologies, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Regulatory Strategy and Creating Regulatory Framework for Enabling Demand Side Involvement

Executive Summary

E-Control, together with junior partner BNetzA from Germany with support from French CRE and and Lithuanian VERT, was awarded the implementation of this project in 2020. The implementation started on February 1, 2021.

The purpose of this Twinning Project is to develop the institutional framework for the implementation of regulation of Georgia’s energy market in line with the European Union acquis and to strengthen the capabilities of the Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC) as the independent national regulatory authority through the development of tools and mechanisms based on the best European Union practices with regard to developing network tariff setting methodologies, designing an energy efficiency and renewable energy strategy and creating a regulatory framework for enabling demand side involvement.


Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission
Energie-Control Austria für die Regulierung der Elektrizitäts- und Erdgaswirtschaft
Commission de Régulation de l'Energie
National Energy Regulatory Council


Dietmar Preinstorfer
Project Leader, E-Control
Yvonne Grösch
Junior Partner Project Leader, BNetzA
Giorgi Pangani
Beneficiary Country Project Leader, GNERC
Stefan Katzmann
Resident Twinning Advisor (RTA)
Zviad Gachechiladze
RTA Counterpart, GNERC
Otar Zhgenty
Project Translator/Interpreter
Mariam Chumbadze
RTA Assistant