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The ANPP has been brought outside from the net

On September 22, at 20 past 1, the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant has been brougt outside of the net, with the aim of recharge, annual planned repair works, as well as for the insertion of security arrangements. That works will last 54 days.The ANPP will join the network of public generate electricity on November 16.... View more

Conference in St. Petersburg: The Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century

The Ministerial Conference, titled , launched in Saint-Petersburg city, on June 27. The Armenian delegation, headed by the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Armen Movsisyan, had participation in the Conference. In the opening of Conference, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of the RA Armen Movsisyan also delivered a speech and introduced the future and the prospects of the nuclear energy in Armenia. The Armenian delegation, headed by the Minister Armen Movsisyan, had meetings with the International Atomic Energy Agency's Director General Yukiya Amano and the CEO of "Rosatom" Sergey Kirienko.... View more

There was Imported 481.013034 Million Cubic Meters of Gas From Iran

The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia officially announces, that in 2012, from the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Republic of Armenia was imported 481.013034 million cubic meters of gas, which was approved by the acts, signed between the Iranian and Armenian sides. The information, circulating by the media in recent days, that Iran has imported 350 million cubic meters of gas, does not correspond to reality.... View more

The Cooperation with INOGATE Program is Continuing

On June 11, the European Energy Community, European INOGATE program and the RA Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources joint seminar took place in Yerevan. The director-general of the European Energy Community Mr. Yanets Kopache, the deputy director of the Community Mr. Dirk Bushlen, the Technical Secretariat of the INOGATE program Ms. Lemlem Said Issan, the experts of the same program, the officials of the national governments of the RA and the representatives of the armenian universities, international organizations operating in Armenia and of Armenia's energy sector key organizations participated in the seminar.... View more

The President of Belarus visited the ANPP

On May 14, the delegation led by President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko visited the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant. The RA Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Armen Movsisyan presented the Armenia’s policy in the nuclear energy sector to the "guests". Plant's director introduced the power plant’s work’s nuances and the implementation of the security measures to the audience. Belarus is building its first nuclear power plant and is interested in the great experience of Armenia in the field of nuclear energy, as well expects the support of Armenian professionals.... View more

The Republic of Armenia and the European Union Continue Their Cooperation

On March 21st in Yerevan took place the third session of Armenia-EU PCA Sub-Committee “Energy, Nuclear Safety, Transport and Environment”. The co-chairmen were Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of RA Mr. Areg Galstyan and EEAS, Head of EaP Bilateral Division of EU Mr. John Kjaer.... View more

Тhe Laboratory for Technical and Forensic Analysis of Nuclear and Radioactive Materials Is opened at the ANPP

Օn January 18, the laboratory for technical and forensic analysis of nuclear and radioactive materials was opened at the Armenian NPP. The laboratory has set up by the U.S. State Department’s founds for technical support. The laboratory has an aim to realize an analysis for the nuclear and radioactive materials. It will be possible to increase the efficiency of works against the spread of weapons of mass destruction, as well as of nuclear and radioactive materials due to this laboratory. The U.S. delegation by the leadership of the U.S. Ambassador in Armenia John Heffern, the employees of the Energy and Natural Resources and of Foreign Affairs Ministries.... View more


On December 22, the shortest day of light, Armenian power engineering specialists celebrate their professional day-the Day of power engineering specialist. Of course the day is festive, but also is labor: Armenian power engineering specialists are working day and night. Due to their difficult and responsible work there is light and warmth in each Armenian family and home.... View more

The ANPP restarted the electricity production

On November 27, at 3.20 am, Armenian Nuclear Power Plant restarted working and joined the network of public generate electricity. Note, that the plant's electricity production was suspended on September 15, in order to overhaul, insertion of security arrangements and recharge. The capital repair works must be realized every four years.... View more

The construction of Meghri HPP was commenced

On November 8, the foundation laying ceremony of Meghri HPP took place in Meghri, in Syunik region, with participation of RA President Serzh Sargsyan. The Iranian representative delegation, led by Energy Minister, Iranian Co-Chairman of Armenian-Iranian Intergovernmental Commission Majid Namjoo attended the ceremony. The foundation laying ceremony of Meghri HPP opened RA Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Armen Movsisyan.The Minister said: -The construction of Meghri HPP will enable us to provide an additional amount of electricity that has a great importance for the development of economies of our countries.... View more