Energy Policy Talks “Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in the Mainstream of Georgia’s Energy Policy”


On the 5th of April 2016, the second Energy Policy Talk took place at the Courtyard Marriot Hotel, Tbilisi, Georgia. The event was co-chaired by Deputy Minister of Energy of Georgia Mrs. Mariam Valishvili and Janos Herman, Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia.

It brought together Government Officials, the EU Delegation, leading EU Energy Experts to discuss together with Georgian national stakeholders energy efficiency and renewable energy as being among the most important strategic energy policy directions of the Government of Georgia and how the improvement of energy efficiency and development of renewable energy sources can significantly enhance the competitiveness of local products on international markets, attract new investments, create new jobs and improve energy security of the country. The national stakeholders had possibility to discuss and learn experience and practices of the Baltic states in the implementation of EU Directives after joining the Energy Community.

At this second Policy Talk there was a special focus on how to stimulate the interest to invest in energy efficiency measures and how this may be implemented in practice.

Key Data

Parent project

New INOGATE Technical Secretariat and integrated programme in support of the Baku Initiative and the Eastern Partnership energy objectives



Thematic Areas

Energy policy

Activity Types

Event, INOGATE Meetings, Other Event

Implementation period

5 April 2016


Tbilisi (Georgia)