EADB to allocate $37mln for construction of 11 solar power stations

 Thursday, August 4 2022 18:25:00
EADB to allocate $37mln for construction of 11 solar power stations

ArmInfo. The Eurasian Development Bank (EADB) will allocate up to $37mln for the  construction of 11 solar power stations with a total capacity of 65  MW in the Gegharkunik and Aragatsotn provinces of Armenia.

Contract documents for supply of Russian nuclear fuel for Armenian  NPP have been signed
 Wednesday, June 26 2019 14:49

ArmInfo. TVEL JSC and "Haykakan Atomayin Electrakayan" CJSC (Armenian NPP) have signed contractual documents for supplies of Russian nuclear fuel in 2019 - 2020, the press service of TVEL JSC reports.  Earlier, in compliance with the    relevant documents signed in 2017, a stock of fresh nuclear fuel  was formed at the site of the power plant.

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Deputy Minister: Modernization of the Armenian NPP should be carried out properly and in accordance with the established schedule
 Thursday, June 20 2019 12:23

ArmInfo. Modernization and re-equipment of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP) should be carried out properly and in accordance with the established schedule. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure of the Republic of Armenia Hakob Vardanyan during his visit to the station.

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IAEA: Armenia`s bodies regulating nuclear security lack qualified specialists
 Tuesday, June 18 2019 09:44

ArmInfo. Armenia has made progress in strengthening its regulatory framework in the field of nuclear and radiation safety. This is stated in the message of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) following the results of the seven-day mission of the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) team posted on the organization's website.

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Within framework of E-FIX program, ACBA Leasing held a master class on the theme "Development of energy efficiency in Armenia"
 Monday, June 17 2019 16:38

ArmInfo.  ACBA Leasing, within the framework of the E-FIX grant program of the EU Research and Innovation Project Horizon 2020, organized and conducted a master class on the theme "Development of energy efficiency in Armenia". The press service of the company told ArmInfo that the main speaker was E-FIX program manager Andreas Karner.

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Vache Terteryan: Armenia is interested in localizing alternative  energy sources
 Thursday, May 23 2019 18:17

ArmInfo. Armenia is interested in using its entire scientific and technical potential for the localization of modern sources of alternative energy. On May 23,  Vache Terteryan, First Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration  and Development of RA, told a seminar on studying the situation of  energy use in rural areas of Armenia within the framework of the  program "Management of natural resources and protection of ecosystem  services for sustainable community development in the South Caucasus"

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Possible disputes over the construction project of a new thermal unit  in Yerevan will be resolved in the International Chamber of Commerce
 Thursday, May 23 2019 17:48

ArmInfo.Possible disputes over the construction project in Yerevan of a new thermal unit will be resolved in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). At a meeting  on May 23, the Armenian Cabinet of Ministers approved the signing of  an additional document to the agreement between the RA government and  Armpower and Renco companies.

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FRV Masrik company invests 28bln AMD in building Masrik-1 solar power  station in Armenia
 Thursday, May 16 2019 12:30

ArmInfo.FRV Masrik company invests 28bln AMD in the construction of Masrik-1 solar power station in Armenia. At the meeting, the RA government exempted the company from paying VAT on imported equipment and raw materials.

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Forecast: Electricity exports to the Middle East through Iran are a  key component of Armenia`s geo- economic strategy
 Wednesday, May 15 2019 16:05

ArmInfo.The export of electricity to the markets of the Middle East through the infrastructures of Iran has all the prospects to become a key component of the geo-economic strategy of Armenia in the long term. Energy security expert Vahe  Davtyan expressed this opinion to ArmInfo 

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Moscow Center Plans Corporate Audit at Armenian NPP
 Tuesday, May 14 2019 12:11

ArmInfo. From May 20 to 29, the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant (ANPP) is scheduled to conduct a corporate peer review by the Moscow Center of the World Association  of NPP Operators (WANO).

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Cost of gas engine fuel at gas stations of Armenia increased by an  average of 310 drams per kilogram
 Friday, May 10 2019 13:01

ArmInfo.The cost of gas engine fuel at gas filling stations in Armenia increased on average to 310 drams per kilogram.  Head of Market Surveillance Inspectorate Armen   Kotolyan said this at a government meeting on May 10.

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Nikol Pashinyan: Armenia hopes to reach an agreement with Russia on  the issue of gas prices
 Wednesday, May 8 2019 15:21

ArmInfo. Armenia hopes to reach agreement with Russia on the issue of gas prices. On May 8, RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said this at a press conference in Yerevan,  responding to a question about the possibility of reducing the tariff  for "blue" fuel. According to him, negotiations with the Russian  Federation on the price of gas continue. "We expressed our position.  We hope that we will reach agreement with our Russian colleagues,"  said Nikol Pashinyan.

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Nikol Pashinyan: The future of the Armenian energy sector is not for  gas, but for renewable energy sources
 Wednesday, May 8 2019 14:52

ArmInfo.The future of the Armenian energy sector is not gas, but renewable energy sources. RA Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan adheres to this point of view.

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In Armenia, electricity generation in Q1 of 2019 decreased by 14% per  annum
 Tuesday, May 7 2019 15:12

ArmInfo. Electricity generation in Armenia in Q1 of 2019.  amounted to 1 814.9 million kWh, with y-o-y decline of 14%, against a growth of 0.4% a year earlier. In  March alone, growth was recorded by 9.3% to 628.2 million kWh.

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Deadline for start of financing the Masrik-1 solar power plant  construction project has been extended by 198 days
 Thursday, May 2 2019 15:40

ArmInfo. The deadline for the start of financing the Masrik-1 solar power plant construction  project has been extended by 198 days. The decision was taken at the May 2 meeting of the RA government.

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Pashinyan: it is necessary to intensify efforts aimed at the earliest  possible resolution of the issue of energy pricing on a  non-discriminatory basis
 Tuesday, April 30 2019 15:25

ArmInfo. The government of Armenia today has an unprecedented level of legitimacy and this public trust is highly binding, but at the same time inspires bold reforms.   Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said this on April 30 at the  opening of the enlarged meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental  Council.

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Armenian Foreign Minister and IAEA Director General discussed a  program for extending the life of Metsamor NPP
 Tuesday, April 30 2019 11:19

ArmInfo. Armenia attaches importance to the development of cooperation with the IAEA. This was announced at the meeting with the delegation of the International  Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), headed by the IAEA Director General,  Yukiya Amano, Armenian Foreign Minister Zograb Mnatsakanyan said.

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Minister: A 10-year program worth $ 700 million is implemented in  "Armenian Electric Networks" CJSC
 Thursday, April 18 2019 18:00

ArmInfo. A 10-year program worth $ 700 million is being implemented in "Electric Networks of  Armenia" CJSC. Acting Minister of Energy Infrastructures and Natural  Resources Garegin Baghramyan announced this on April 18 from the  rostrum of the National Assembly of Armenia.According to him, as a  result of the project implementation, by 2026 a fully renovated  electric grid facilities will be formed in Armenia. At the same time,  the level of losses will be 6%, which corresponds to the best  European standards. 

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The implementation of the modernization program of the second power  unit of the Armenian nuclear power plant will lead to an increase in  plant capacity by 10%
 Thursday, April 18 2019 17:53

ArmInfo.The implementation of the modernization program of the second power unit of the Armenian nuclear power plant will lead to an increase in plant capacity by  10%. On this April 18 from the rostrum of the parliament said the  acting Minister of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources of  the Republic of Armenia Garegin Baghramyan.

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Armenia asks Russia to postpone payment of the loan provided by  Moscow for the modernization of Armenian NPP
 Friday, April 5 2019 13:03

ArmInfo.Armenia requests Russia to postpone the payment of the loan provided by Moscow for the modernization of the Armenian NPP, since the only source of payments  is the sale of electricity received from it. The head of the Foreign  Relations Department of the Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and  Natural Resources of Armenia Tigran Melkonyan told this at the 19th  meeting of the intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation,  which had been held in Moscow the day before, the First Russian  portal reports.

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Expert: The lack of doctrinal management is the main problem of the  Armenian energy industry
 Monday, April 1 2019 11:12

ArmInfo.The lack of doctrinal management is today the main problem of the Armenian energy industry. The only conceptual document on the basis of which the republic's  energy policy is implemented is the concept of energy security of  Armenia, approved in 2011.  

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