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18 Oct, 2018
 
Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has signed a decision, according to which the Nuclear Energy Safety Council will be established adjunct to the PM. As per the decision, this council will be set up based on the requirements for safe operation of the operating unit of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant, and the need for nuclear energy development and construction of a new nuclear power unit in Armenia. Miroslav Lipar will be appointed the chairman of this council, and Vahram Petrosyan its [...]
27 Sep, 2018
 
Being one of the very few remaining sectors that has the potential to support the growth of the Armenian economy, oil and gas can provide unparalleled opportunities for security of power supply, development of local industry and infrastructure, growth of small and medium sized enterprises, job opportunities for Armenian youths and specialists in the country or in diaspora, as well as an increase in foreign and local direct investments that will trigger a positive domino effect, allowing for cross-sectoral strategic [...]
26 Sep, 2018
 
Interest in the construction of large wind farms is growing very fast from year to year in Armenia when the development of renewable energy sources is of primary importance for the new cabinet as well as for the public sector and stockholders. This business or sector attracts many international company as well as their countries. The ministry of energy infrastructures and natural resources has reached agreements with a number of foreign companies on constructing wind power stations, aka wind farms, in [...]
24 Sep, 2018
 
Energy Week Armenia 2018 is held under the auspices of the Government of RA to demonstrate prospects of the country's energy sector and to unlock the potential of international cooperation. It will serve as a high-level platform to discuss new opportunities as well as challenges faced by the energy sector of Armenia. Energy Week Armenia aims also to work with national stakeholders and private sector in order to boost large-scale investment and financing for energy.Venue: Armenia Marriott Hotel YerevanDate: 14 [...]
20 Sep, 2018
 
Armenia's Environmental Protection and Mining Inspectorate has launched a two-week investigation into the operations of the Zangezur Copper Molybdenum Combine (ZCMC) based in the southern town of Kajaran in Syunik Province.The investigation comes on the heels of administrative proceedings against the company for dumping tailings waste into the Norashenik River.In May, newly elected Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan ordered that the operations of 28 mining companies in the country be investigated.The inspectorate first inspected the Amulsar mine.Note also that Armenia's [...]
03 Sep, 2018
 
All ongoing projects in Armenia' energy sector are aimed at raising the level of energy security, reliability, and independence.The Minister of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources, Artur Grigoryan, stated the aforesaid at Wednesday's press conference to sum up the results of the first 100 days of his tenure in this capacity.In his words, development of alternative energy is important to Armenia, and renewable energy is considered a priority and has a major strategic importance for the country.The minister added that [...]
15 Sep, 2018
 
Czech Sumes GeoPower AG has announced plans to build a geothermal power plant of up to 50 MW at Karkar in Armenia.Reported locally, company Sumes GeoPower AG has announced plans to build a geothermal power plant in Armenia. The plants planned capacity will be from 30 to 50 MW.Since 2001, the program for the development of alternative energy sources in Armenia is implemented. The goal of the program is to reduce dependence on energy imports. One of the main points [...]
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