PROJECT: Facilitate Energy Poverty Debates in Georgia

Tutana Kvaratskhelia is a senior energy policy analyst with more than 7 years of experience in energy policy research and analysis. During her career, she has focused on several issues, namely: energy poverty and energy transition in Eastern Partnership member countries, including challenges related to access to clean, secure, and affordable energy sources, protection of consumers’ rights, and related issues in a broader context of Energy Security. She has worked on draft National Energy Policy Document of Georgia, Regulatory Impact Assessment of New Energy Law of Georgia, and is actively engaged in awareness -raising on energy sector reforms and EU integration related policies.

Tutana holds a B.A. in Social and Political Sciences and an M.A. in Public Administration. She is a certified National Security and Public Policy Analyst and alumna of the 5th Energy Community Summers School held in Vienna University in August 2021. Tutana is a recipient of the 3rd Lights on women scholarship from the Florence School of Regulation at the European University Institute where she successfully completed the course on the EU Green Deal.

Within the framework of the fellowship programme, Tutana will be working on the policy paper on assessment of Energy poverty in Georgia. She will also focus on awareness raising activities to Facilitate Energy Poverty Debates in Georgia.

“I feel privileged to be chosen as a 2022 EaP Civil Society Fellow. It allows me to contribute to Energy Poverty Research which is at a very early stage in Georgia. I believe my work will help to make better policies to reduce energy poverty and improve the quality of life of citizens.” – Tutana KVARATSKHELIA

Facilitate Energy Poverty Debates in Georgia

Fellowship Summary: Developing energy poverty assessment guidelines and policy recommendations to facilitate the energy poverty debates and informed decision-making process in Georgia.

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Fellowship Programs 2022
Country Georgia
Areas of Interest Awareness raising
Topics Environment & climate change
Transparency & accountability
Project duration February - September 2023