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Yervand Zakharyan Appointed to the Office of Minister of Energy and Natural Resources

On April 30, 2014, in accordance with the decree of the President of RA, Yervand Zakharyan was appointed to the office of Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. The same day, the Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan introduced newly appointed Energy and Natural Resources Minister Yervand Zakharyan to the staff of the ministry. The head of Government thanked former Minister Armen Movsisyan for long-term work and cooperation. "Yervand Zakharyan is well aware of the energy sector. I am sure, he will do everything necessary to resolve the existing problems", said Hovik Abrahamyan. The Prime Minister congratulated the newly appointed Minister and wished him fruitful work.... View more

The Power Supply is Fully Recovered

On March 31, at half past 14, in all areas of the country the power supply is fully recovered. On March 30, because of heavy snow and wind, about 230 provinces , especially in Gegharkunik's, Tavushe's, Gegharkunik's, Aragatsotn's, Armavir's, Vayots Dzor's regions had been left without power. Due to professionals' round the clock work, the power supply in residential areas and social facilities was restored in the shortest possible time.... View more

Concentrated all Efforts to Restore Power Supply

Because of wet and heavy snowing and the strong wind during the night, there were power outages in a number of areas of the country. The settlements and social facilities have been left without power. The large number of power outages are especially in Shirak's, Lori's, Tavushe's and Gegharkunik's regions. The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources informs, that all efforts are concentrated to recovery energy primarily in social facilities and residences. There are some difficulties, because the snow, rainfall and wind is still ongoing.... View more

The President Visited the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources

On March 28, the President Serzh Sargsyan visited the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources. The President toured a number of structural units of the Ministry’s staff, particularly, Atomic Energy Department, Investment Projects and Capital Expenditures Department, Development Department and External Relations Department. The President Serzh Sargsyan gօt acquainted with the Ministry’s working conditions, talked to employees about the projects being implemented, as well as about current problems. After the tour, the President held a consultation with the leadership of the Ministry.... View more

The contract of sale and purchase of Vorotan Hydro Cascade's estate was signed

On January 29, at the RA Government, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Armen Movsisyan, the Vice President of American Contour Global Hydrocascade company Garry Levesley and the Director of Vorotan Hydro Cascade CJSC Sasun Khachatryan signed the estate sale and purchase agreement totaling $ 180 million. According to the contract, the Contour Global Hydrocascade company have to invest around $ 70 million for modernization and repair of Vorotan Hydro Cascade over the next 6 years.The capital investment program in advance will be discussed and agreed with the Public Services Regulatory Commission / Commission /.... View more

The <ArmRosGazprom> was renamed the <Gazprom Armenia>

On January 17, in Moscow, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Armenia Armen Movsisyan and Chairman Alexey Miller signed a corresponding agreement. The Armenian government has completed the sale of its remaining 20 percent stake in Armenia’s natural gas distribution company (ARG) CJSC to . As a result of the agreement, the will raise its share in the < ArmRosGazprom> (ARG) closed joint-stock company to 100 percent. The enterprise was renamed the .... View more


On December 22, the shortest day of light, is the Day of Power Engineering Specialist: Armenian power engineering specialists celebrate their professional day. I congratulate all power engineering specialists of the country: I wish them a safe and productive work for their hard and responsible job. The day is festive, but, as usual, also is labor for the power engineering specialists: they are working day and night. They are the professionals, whose daily work’s result is to ensure the people with light and warmth.... View more

Armen Movsisyan Received the Iranian Counterparts

On November 22, the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Armen Movsisyan received the delegation headed by Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian.Minister welcomes the Iranian colleagues hosted in Yerevan and wished them fruitful work: - There's no political problem between Armenia and Iran, and all our efforts are directed towards the developing and expanding cooperation in the economic and cultural field,- said Armen Movsisyan. - We have a great potential for cooperation, and we have to do our best for fully using of that potential, as our programs are focused on economic development.... View more

Iran's Energy Minister will Arrive in Armenia

From 21-23 of November, the delegation led by the Energy Minister of Islamic Republic of Iran Hamid Chitchian, will arrive in Armenia. In Armenia, the delegation will have meetings with the RA Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Armen Movsisyan and with the RA Minister of Nature Protection Aram Harutyunyan. The delegation will be received by the President of Republic of Armenia Sergh Sargsyan, also.... View more