Today the military students of Kutaisi cadets military lyceum visited hydro power plants of Gumati and Rioni within the frames of training excursion. Students saw the HPPs and dam and got familiar with operation of hydro power plants.
With request of Kutaisi Cadets Military Lyceum of Defense Ministry of Georgia the second and third year students of college visited today Gumati and Rioni HPPs existing in ownership of JSC “ENERGO-PRO Georgia”. Students were accompanied by the technical personnel of plants, who briefly have explained to students the principle of plants operation, they have observed the dam, generator buildings and control panel.
Rioni hydro power plant is the second large HPP constructed in Georgia, which entered into operation in 1933 and is working with full load till today and Gumati cascade was launched in 1956-58 years and it is the only HPP in Georgia which is located near the dam. In 2007 the Rioni HPP and Gumati HPP cascade were purchased by JSC “ENERGO-PRO Georgia”. Projects for their rehabilitation and re-instrumenting are still underway.