Papikyan defies detractors-modernization of Metsamor NPP will be  continued

 Thursday, April 15 2021 14:53:00
Papikyan defies detractors-modernization of Metsamor NPP will be  continued

ArmInfo.Armenia intends to extend the life of the Metsamor nuclear power plant beyond 2026.  

Melkumyan: "Velvet" government failed in the modernization program of  Metsamor NPP 
 Tuesday, April 13 2021 16:23

ArmInfo.Armenia will soon face very serious challenges in the field of energy security, MP from the "Prosperous Armenia" faction Mikael Melkumyan said on April 13 from  the rostrum of the parliament.

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Up to 150 million cubic meters of Russian gas to be supplied to  Armenia through Azerbaijan
 Monday, April 5 2021 17:36

ArmInfo. Under a short-term  contract signed with the Russian company Gazprom Export, it is  planned to transport about 150 million cubic meters of Russian gas  through the territory of Azerbaijan to Georgia.

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EU Ambassador and Armenian NPP leadership discussed opportunities for  expanding cooperation
 Friday, April 2 2021 16:18

ArmInfo.The Ambassador of the European Union to Armenia and the leadership of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP) discussed the possibilities of expanding  cooperation within the framework of projects to ensure a high level  of responsible and safe management of spent fuel and radioactive  waste within the CEPA framework. This became known following the  working visit of the EU Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary  to Armenia Andrea Wiktorin to the Metsamor NPP.

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FRV reaches financial close with IFC, EBRD, and Ameriabank for the  largest Utility Scale Solar Power Plant ``Masrik-1`` in Armenia
 Thursday, March 25 2021 18:38

ArmInfo.Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part  of Abdul Latif Jameel and a leading global developer of renewable  energy projects, has closed the financing agreement for the  development of the largest utility-scale solar power plant in  Armenia.

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Minister: The Energy Development Program of Armenia provides for the  extension of the ANPP operation life after 2026
 Thursday, March 18 2021 16:32

ArmInfo. The strategic program for the development of the energy sector of Armenia until 2040 provides for a repeated extension of the life of the Armenian nuclear  power plant after 2026, and in the future, the construction of a new  nuclear power plant.

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For three weeks, Russian gas will come to Armenia through the  territory of Azerbaijan
 Wednesday, March 17 2021 13:31

ArmInfo. In connection with the planned repair work on the Main Gas Pipeline Russian gas will be transported to Armenia through the  territory of Azerbaijan. This is reported by RT, referring to the  application .

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Embassy of Germany in Armenia: KfW will extend financial cooperation  with Armenia for the development of the energy sector
 Friday, January 29 2021 15:02

ArmInfo. The Embassy of  Germany in Armenia was pleased to note that as a result of the  agreement reached between the governments of Germany and the Republic  of Armenia, the German  KfW Development Bank continues financial  cooperation with the Armenian executive body and the Central Bank,  aimed at developing and improving the energy sector and other  infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia, and also assistance to the  financial sector. The press service of the German Embassy in Armenia  told ArmInfo.

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In the fall of 2021, it will be possible to fully use the new unit of  the Yerevan TPP with a capacity of 250 MW
 Monday, January 18 2021 19:08

ArmInfo. In the fall of 2021, it will be possible to fully use the new unit of the Yerevan  TPP with a capacity of 250 MW. This was stated by the CEO of the  Italian company "Renko" Giovanni Roubini during a meeting with Deputy  Prime Minister Tigran Avinyan.

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Deputy Minister: To create an atomic bomb, appropriate  infrastructures and trained companies are needed
 Tuesday, January 12 2021 11:28

ArmInfo. It is theoretically possible to create an atomic bomb in Armenia, but it is  difficult to say how much this is possible in practice. Deputy  Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures of the  Republic of Armenia Hakob Vardanyan said this at a meeting of the  Commission on Eurasian and Regional Integration on January 12,  answering the question of the chairman of the commission Mikael  Melkumyan.

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Facility for reductive annealing of reactor of Armenian NPP is ready  for operation
 Friday, December 25 2020 11:16

ArmInfo. The activities on assembling the facility for recovery annealing of the ANPP Unit 2 reactor vessel metal have been completed.  These activities were  performed by the specialists of the Novovoronezhatomenergoremont  company of the Russian Federation.    

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Minister: Despite the existing obstacles, large-scale programs and  reforms in the energy sector continue
 Tuesday, December 22 2020 13:23

ArmInfo.Power Engineer's day is celebrated in Armenia today.

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An industrial solar power plant with a capacity of 200 megawatts to  be built in Armenia
 Thursday, December 3 2020 13:17

ArmInfo.Photovoltage industrial power plant "Ayg-1to be built in Talin and Dashtadem  communities of Aragatson region of Armenia ". At the meeting on  December 3, the RA government approved the list of companies that  passed prequalification, the composition of the tender committee and  the invitation to participate in the tender.

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The rebirth of the Armenian NPP: 25 years ago, the second power unit  of the nuclear power plant was restarted
 Thursday, November 5 2020 14:01

ArmInfo.On November 5, 1995, the second power unit of the Armenian NPP was restarted after an idle period of six and a half years. The decision to restart the  Armenian nuclear power plant helped Armenia to cope with the economic  crisis of the 90s, when the country, among other serious problems,  experienced an acute shortage of electricity.

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PSRC Head: There is no panic at the Armenian NPP in connection with  Azerbaijan`s threats to launch a missile strike at the station
 Tuesday, November 3 2020 18:39

ArmInfo.There is no panic at the Armenian nuclear power plant in connection with Azerbaijan's threats to launch a missile strike at the station. Garegin  Baghramyan, Chairman of the RA Public Services Regulatory Commission,  stated this in an interview with journalists on November 3.

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Armenia significantly increased imports of liquefied gas
 Tuesday, September 22 2020 18:44

ArmInfo.  According to the  data of the Customs Service, the supply of liquefied gas to Armenia  increased 2.1-fold on an annualized basis (against growth by 74.9% a  year earlier) to 20,463.1 tons, with an increase in customs value by  77.5% to $ 7.5 million.

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Armenia increased natural gas supplies from Russia by 3.3%,  significantly increasing gas imports from Iran
 Tuesday, September 22 2020 17:22

ArmInfo. Armenia increased  supplies of natural gas from Russia in the first half of 2020 by 3.3%  - up to 1,050,062 thousand cubic meters, against an increase of 8.1%  a year earlier over the same period. According to the RA Customs  Service, imports in value terms also increased by 3.3% to $ 173.2  million.  At the same time, supplies of natural gas from Iran  increased significantly - 2.3-fold (against an increase of 39.5%) to  275,166.2 thousand cubic meters, having increased in value terms - by  84.2% to $ 45.4 million.

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Armenia and Russia discuss the possibility of extending the life of  the second power unit of the Armenian NPP after 2026
 Thursday, September 17 2020 16:39

ArmInfo.The interim results of the work carried out in 2020 under the Life Extension  Program of the second power unit of the Armenian NPP, and the work  plan for the modernization of equipment and systems for 2021 became  the subject of a video conference meeting held the day before.  According to the press service of the Armenian NPP, Acting Director  General of ANPP Eduard Martirosyan and Director General of Rusatom  Service Yevgeny Salkov made an introductory speech.

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Interdepartmental Commission will study the problems of small HPPs on   Yeghegis River
 Tuesday, September 15 2020 17:13

ArmInfo. Taking into account the catastrophic ecological state in the Yeghegis river gorge and the critical low water level in the river, an interdepartmental working group will be created in a short time on the instructions of RA  Minister of Environment Romanos Petrosyan, which will deal with the  problems of 17 small hydroelectric power plants located on the  Yeghegis river.  This was reported by the press service of the  Ministry.

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Forecast: Armenia will soon face tough competition with Azerbaijan  and Turkmenistan
 Tuesday, September 8 2020 13:37

ArmInfo.The emergence and strengthening of the Azerbaijani state-owned company Azerenergy on the Iranian electricity market is fraught with certain risks for Armenia. The President of the Institute for Energy Security, Doctor  of Political Sciences Vahe Davtyan expressed a similar opinion to  ArmInfo.

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Reactor annealing unit delivered to Armenian NPP
 Friday, September 4 2020 13:15

ArmInfo. An installation for the reduction annealing (heat treatment) of the reactor vessel metal was delivered to the Armenian NPP. The plant will be prepared  for the final part of the work on extending the service life, which  will take place in 2021 - the reactor will be annealed, which will  return it to its original state by 80-85%.

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