ArmInfo. Under the chairmanship of the Minister of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia Ashot Manukyan, a working meeting was held at the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant on June 13, in which Alexey Likhachev, Director General of the State Corporation Rosatom, participated.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia, the meeting discussed issues related to the implementation of measures to extend the life of the power unit N2. The general director of the company "Rusatom service" Yevgeny Salkov informed about the process of implemented activities, which are carried out in accordance with the established schedule. The issue of planned activities, which are envisaged to be implemented within the next two years, was also discussed.
At the end of the meeting, the Minister of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia Ashot Manukyan and the General Director of Rosatom State Corporation Alexei Likhachev walked around the territory of the ANPP and got acquainted with the progress of the work.
To recall, since May 10, the Armenian NPP was stopped for 60 days in order to carry out planned preventive works and refueling. The NPP will be put into operation again on July 10th. Within the framework of these works, measures will be taken to extend the life of the N2 power unit. A considerable amount of work will be carried out during the preventive maintenance. The main focus will be on the safety of the nuclear power plant: works will be performed related to the repair of equipment, as well as work on instrumental inspection of equipment. The project is coordinated by the subsidiary structure of Rosatom State Corporation - Rusatom Service JSC, which together with Armenian experts agreed to work on the implementation of the project to extend the life of the nuclear power plant for 10 years - until 2026. Completion of work is planned for 2019.