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Energy Specialist, Energy Sector Office, Sectors Group, Asian Development Bank
Nana Gurgenidze is working on the Central and West Asia development agenda, supporting the low-carbon transformation of the energy sector in Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan. She is an experienced lawyer and an expert negotiator with a Master of Science in Energy Management. Before joining ADB, she was a government relations director/corporate secretary and a member of the management team at Clean Energy Georgia LLC, a renewable energy developer, investor, and long-term asset manager headquartered in Norway.
Energy master planning is key to preparing bankable projects that improve municipal heating, lower costs, and help achieve environmental goals.
Gradual tariff adjustment combined with a heating allowance for vulnerable consumers can support the transition to sustainable heating.