Is it realistic to maintain the current gas price? Deputy Prime  Minister of Armenia explained 

 Tuesday, October 19 2021 17:17:00
Is it realistic to maintain the current gas price? Deputy Prime  Minister of Armenia explained 

ArmInfo.The price of Russian gas for Armenia will be preserved if it is possible to ensure the necessary profitability of the 5th unit of the Hrazdan TPP. Deputy  Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan told reporters on October 19.

32nd energy charter conference ministerial meeting to be held in  Yerevan
 Monday, October 18 2021 21:15

ArmInfo. RA Deputy Foreign  Minister Vahe Govorgyan and Secretary General of the International  Energy Charter Secretariat Urban Rusnak during the meeting in Yerevan  discussed issues on the agenda of cooperation between the RA and the  Charter.  As reported by the press service of the RA MFA, the  interlocutors touched upon the process of modernization of the  Charter Treaty.

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Armenian NPP connected to RA unified power grid since October 17
 Monday, October 18 2021 15:05

ArmInfo.On October 17, 2021 following outage-2021 the ANPP Unit 2 was started and connected to the RA unified power grid, the press service of the ANPP reports.   According to the source, employees of almost all the subdivisions of  the Armenian NPP, as well as about 600 specialists from Russia,  Belarus, Ukraine, Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovakia and other  countries participated in the activities.

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In Moscow, Suren Papikyan discussed issues related to "North-South  Power Corridor" and construction of a new nuclear power unit in  Armenia 
 Friday, October 15 2021 16:41

ArmInfo.Within the framework of the international forum "Russian Energy Week", Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Suren Papikyan met with Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak and Director General of Rosatom  State Corporation Alexey Likhachev.  

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Pashinyan: Formation of the common energy market of the EAEU is a  prerequisite for the full realization of the potential of economic  integration
 Thursday, October 14 2021 18:06

ArmInfo.The issues of the formation of common markets for electricity, gas, oil and oil products in the EAEU are categorized as systemically important. Prime  Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan stated this on October 14 at a  meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council (SEEC).

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Expert: Building a 600 MW reactor would be the most appropriate  option for Armenia
 Wednesday, October 13 2021 19:55

ArmInfo.In terms of scale, the most correct for Armenia could be a 600 MW reactor, the design of which is available in the research institutes of Rosatom. Energy  expert, editor-in-chief of Geoenergy.info magazine Boris  Martsinkevich stated this during the online bridge  Moscow-Minsk-Yerevan-Nursultan.

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Expert: It is reasonable to use stock exchanges for the formation of  market-based gas prices 
 Wednesday, October 13 2021 19:49

ArmInfo. For the formation of gas prices to be market-based, it is reasonable to use exchange platforms. A similar opinion was expressed on October 13 by energy  expert, editor of Geoenergetika.info magazine Boris Martsinkevich  during the video online bridge Moscow-Minsk-  Yerevan-Bishkek-Nursultan. In this regard, he recalled the intention  of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) to organize similar 3 sites  in the Eurasian space (2 in Russia and 1 in Kazakhstan).

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Armenian government delegation to take part in Russian Energy Week
 Tuesday, October 12 2021 11:18

ArmInfo.A delegation of the Armenian government will take part in the Russian Energy Week international forum.

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Presentation of Armenia`s Market Liberalization and Electricity Trade  Program took place
 Wednesday, September 29 2021 22:13

ArmInfo. A presentation of the Market Liberalization and Electricity Trade (MLET) Program took place in Yerevan, prepared jointly with specialists involved in this work from  the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), which  previously allocated a grant to Armenia in the amount of $ 8.5  million.

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Rosatom Corporation and Armenian government are preparing memorandum  on construction of new medium-capacity nuclear power plant
 Friday, September 24 2021 10:47

ArmInfo.The "Rosatom" State Corporation and the government of Armenia are developing a memorandum on the construction of a new nuclear power plant in the country. Project manager of the "Rusatom Service" JSC Yuri Sviridenko announced at a  recent round table on energy.

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Papikyan and Kopyrkin discussed prospects for construction ofnew  nuclear power plant in Armenia
 Thursday, September 23 2021 15:44

ArmInfo.On September 23, Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Suren Papikyan received Ambassador of Russia to Armenia Sergey Kopyrkin.  As reported by the office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Papikyan noted that the Armenian-Russian  relations are at a high level and expressed confidence that the  fruitful cooperation will continue.

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"Electric Networks of Armenia" Company starts implementation of  second stage of modernization of electric grid facilities
 Wednesday, September 22 2021 13:31

ArmInfo. Electric Networks of Armenia CJSC, part of the Tashir Group, is starting the  implementation of the second stage of modernization of the electric  grid facilities. To this end, the company attracted loans from the  European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) (USD 70  million) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) (USD 35 million).

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Mher Grigoryan reports on certain difficulties in negotiations with  Gazprom
 Friday, September 17 2021 16:46

ArmInfo.Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Mher Grigoryan hopes that it will be possible to keep the price of Russian gas in the foreseeable future. Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of Armenia Mher Grigoryan stated this in an  interview with journalists on September 17.

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Deputy Prime Minister on a possible increase in gas prices: Gazprom  insists that the amount of profit stipulated in the 2013 agreement  does not satisfy them
 Wednesday, September 15 2021 18:37

ArmInfo.Negotiations with Gazprom on the gas price are permanent, we are trying to consider at least maintaining the tariff, Deputy Prime Minister Mher Grigoryan  said during the government hour in parliament on September 15,  referring to the record rise in gas prices in Europe.  

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Efforts are underway to enhance seismic safety at Armenian NPP
 Wednesday, September 15 2021 11:15

ArmInfo.Andranik Piloyan, the Minister of Emergency Situations, Ashot Martirosyan, the Chairman of the Nuclear Safety CommitҐҐ in the Government of RA and Eduard  Martirosyan, the General Director of "Armenian Nuclear Power Plant"  CJSC signed a Memorandum of cooperation to improve data collection  and exchange through the seismological system, to study the seismic  mode of the ANPP and the surrounding area.

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Armenian Regulator excludes cartel agreement in liquefied gas market
 Friday, July 23 2021 15:05

ArmInfo. The liquefied gas market is competitive, and the rise in prices is associated with an increase in demand. Ani Smbatyan, press secretary of the Competition ProtectionCommission (CPC) of Armenia, wrote about this on her Facebook page.

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Best specialists of nuclear industry started annealing reactor vessel  metal of Armenian NPP
 Wednesday, July 21 2021 20:08

ArmInfo.At the Armenian NPP (ANPP) one of the most  important activities of outage-2021 has started. The joint efforts of  the specialists of "NVAER" company (a branch of   JSC)  engaged by JSC,  and of the Armenian NPP were  directed towards the recovery of physical-mechanical properties of  the reactor vessel metal.

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Armenia will coordinate the BSEC Energy Working Group
 Thursday, July 1 2021 11:20

ArmInfo. The delegation headed by the head of the Department of Multilateral Policy and Development Cooperation of the RA Ministry of Foreign Affairs Arman Khachatrian took part in the online meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers  of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) member  states.

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"Ayg-1" 200 MW solar photovoltaic station to be put into operation in  2025
 Thursday, June 24 2021 12:31

ArmInfo. On June 24, at a Cabinet meeting, the Armenian government approved the results of the pre-qualification competition dated December 3, 2020 within the  framework of the project for the construction of the  "Ayg-1"  photovoltaic industrial station and made changes to the terms of  financing the project.

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Kocharian on energy prospects for Armenia: It is not a problem to  come to an agreement with Rosatom
 Monday, June 14 2021 18:58

ArmInfo. Head of the Hayastan (Armenia) bloc, RA second president, Robert Kocharian, on June 14, during a meeting with voters in Metsamor, Armavir region, spoke about Armenia's energy prospects and assured that everything would be done  to extend the life of the Armenian NPP.

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UAE "Masdar" company to build a solar power plant in Armenia with a  capacity of 200 MW
 Tuesday, June 8 2021 16:46

ArmInfo.The UAE company "Masdar" will build a 200 MW solar  power plant in Armenia. The project cost will amount to USD 175  million. Yesterday, Acting Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of  Armenia Tigran Avinyan received representatives of the Masdar  company, represented by the bid head of the company Mohammed Al  Shehhi, whom he congratulated on the fact that the company was  recognized as the winner of the project competition for the  construction of a photovoltaic industrial station "AYG-1" near Talin  town.

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