Armenia significantly increased imports of liquefied gas

 Tuesday, September 22 2020 18:44:00
Armenia significantly increased imports of liquefied gas

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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%.

Equipment worth over 9 billion AMD needs to be imported to ensure the  normal construction process of Yerevan TPP unit 
 Thursday, September 3 2020 16:56

ArmInfo.To ensure the normal construction process of the thermal power unit of the Yerevan TPP, it is necessary to import equipment worth over 9 billion drams.   This is stated in the substantiation of the draft decision of the RA  government, which at the September 3 meeting satisfied the  application of the company "Armpower" for exemption from customs  duties for imported equipment and raw materials.

Mnatsakanyan is assured: Armenia will manage to agree with Russia on  gas prices
 Monday, August 31 2020 22:09

ArmInfo. Energy issues, gas supply issues are the most important issue in the Armenian-Russian bilateral relations - two allied states, which have a fairly broad  agenda.  

Armenian NPP was connected to RA grid
 Tuesday, August 25 2020 16:18

ArmInfo. The ANPP Unit 2 turbine generators ь3 and 4 after the outage of 2020 (Outage-2020) were started and on 23 August at 13:30 the ANPP was connected to the  national grid of Armenia, the official website of the ANPP reports.

IFC, EBRD and the European Union will become institutional investors  in the construction of the Masrik-1 solar power plant in Armenia
 Thursday, August 13 2020 14:14

ArmInfo. The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union will become institutional investors in the construction of a solar power plant of industrial  importance "Masrik-1" in Armenia. At the meeting on August 13, the RA  government approved the signing of a letter to a direct contract  between the EBRD and IFC.

Solar power plants installed in Armenian Noyemberyan
 Wednesday, July 29 2020 14:14

ArmInfo. The Territorial Development Fund of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures of Armenia, with the assistance of the United States  Agency for International Development (USAID), is implementing a local  self-government reform program, which, among many other investments,  provides for the introduction of AMD 30 million for the installation  of solar stations in the enlarged Noyemberyan community.

IFC, EBRD and EU to support the development of the first  utility-scale solar power plant in Armenia
 Wednesday, July 15 2020 18:07

ArmInfo.IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the  European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), and the  European Union (EU) have signed on to support the development of the  first utility-scale solar power plant in Armenia, which is also the  first for the Caucasus. This is stated in the IFC press release  received by ArmInfo. 

The company "Cascade Energy" in the implementation of the project to  modernize the electrical substation "Lich" will receive the right to  make purchases from one person
 Thursday, July 9 2020 16:34

ArmInfo. The company "Cascade  Energy" in the implementation of the project to modernize the  electrical substation "Lich" will receive the right to make purchases  from one person. The corresponding decision was made at a meeting of  the RA Government on July 9.

"TRANSGAS" Co.Ltd. will transport gas at a tariff of 7790 drams per 1  thousand cubic meters
 Friday, June 19 2020 14:40

ArmInfo. TRANSGAS" Co.Ltd.,  which is part of Gazprom Armenia CJSC, will transport gas at a tariff  of 7790.88 drams per 1,000 cubic meters. The decision was made at a  meeting of the Public Service Regulation Commission (PSRC) on June  19.

PSRC: In Armenia electricity tariffs will not increase, at least  until February 1, 2021 
 Monday, June 8 2020 13:26

ArmInfo. In Armenia electricity  tariffs will not increase, at least until February 1, 2021. Chairman  of the Commission for Regulation of Public Services (PSRC) Garegin  Baghramyan announced this on June 8 in a conversation with reporters.

Armenian Ambassador and Iranian Oil Minister discuss Armenian-Iranian  gas program in exchange for electricity
 Monday, June 1 2020 15:37

ArmInfo.Armenia's Ambassador to Iran Artashes Tumanyan at a meeting with Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh noted that construction of the third power  transmission line between the two countries will be completed this  year, which will make it possible to fully use the capabilities of  the Armenian-Iranian gas pipeline, increasing several times volumes  of gas imported into Armenia and electricity in Iran.

"Ayg-1" industrial-scale solar power plant with a capacity of 200 MW  will be built in Armenia
 Thursday, May 21 2020 12:58

ArmInfo.Until October 27, 2020, the results of an international tender to select a company that will build a 200-megawatt Aig-1 solar power plant of industrial importance will be summed up in Armenia.

Forecast: Having embarked on the path of predecessors, the Armenian  authorities will again have a foreign policy circuit closed in Moscow
 Wednesday, May 20 2020 11:23

ArmInfo.The rhetoric of our leadership in "gas" relations with Russia, including within the framework of the EAEU, undoubtedly has its own logic. Secretary of  the Social Democratic Party ''Citizen's Decision'', economist Suren  Sahakyan expressed a similar opinion ArmInfo.

Expert: There are no single gas tariffs in the EAEU as of today and  there cannot be any
 Tuesday, May 19 2020 17:18

ArmInfo.. Commenting on the statement of the Armenian Prime Minister on the need to formulate single gas tariffs in the EAEU, it should be noted that there is no such issue on the agenda of the Union today and there  cannot be any  due to different levels of development and different models of  functioning of energy markets. Director of the Institute for Energy  Security, Doctor of Political Sciences Vahe Davtyan expressed a  similar opinion to ArmInfo.

Expert: Russia`s gas problems in Europe are limited to Poland and  Ukraine 
 Tuesday, May 19 2020 16:47

ArmInfo. Poland's decision to refuse from Russian gas in favor of the United States and Europe by 2022 has exclusively geopolitical motivation. 

Putin responds to Lukashenko and Pashinyan: Unified tariff for gas  transit in the EAEU can be introduced only with a single budget and  taxation
 Tuesday, May 19 2020 13:40

ArmInfo. A single gas transit tariff in the Eurasian Economic Union can be introduced only with a single budget and taxation. Russian President Vladimir Putin stated on May 19 during a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.



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