The road was blocked to the dam area in Chuberi by local people. In this response, meeting with population of Village Chuberi and adjacent villages was held on 28th of February 2016. The meeting was attended by 150 people from Chuberi Community, 3 representatives from JSC Nenskra Hydro, 2 from GoG.
During the meeting local residents have identified following issues which led them blocking the road to the dam site:
Representatives of GoG, PF, JSC NH proposed solutions respectively.
At this stage the final transmission line project is under construction and the exact route has not been prescribed yet. Thereto, Chuberi population’s opinions will be taken into consideration at every stage of project design and implementation.
COO of JSC NH together with the GoG representatives have explained to the population that there has been conducted a specific study by Specialist Company on the matter of noise and vibration. According to the survey the noise will not affect the village of Chuberi with its populated areas in accordance with European Health and safety standards. This problem may only affect the residents living near the power house. Nowadays the land acquisition discussions are being carried out with them.
The Project comprises the development, construction and operation of Nenskra Hydro Power Plant with c. 280 MW of installed capacity and expected electricity output of 1,196 GWh assuming 50% load factor. The Project represents a significant infrastructural priority for the country and benefits of the highest support from the Government of Georgia (“GoG”).