The works on the extension of the second power unit lifetime of the ANPP will be accomplished in 2019, as Movses Vardanyan, Director General of 'Armenian Nuclear Power Station' CJSC, reported at the meeting of the investment committee held at the Ministry for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources. 300 million USD is planned for project implementation. Deputy Minister for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources Vardan Gevorgyan informed that in the upcoming years 'Lydian Armenia', 'Teghout' and 'GeoProMining' companies will make investments of around US $ 250 million.
In 2017 'Geothermal Geoprospecting Drilling' and 'Energy Efficiency' programs will continue in the total amount of US $ 126 millions.
Deputy Minister for Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources Hayk Harutyunyan presented that programs aimed at energy saving and energy efficiency in the aggregate amount of around US $ 190 millions are planned to be implemented through international and donor organizations in the upcoming three years.
Deputy Chairman of State Committee on Water Industry Volodya Narimanyan noted that the construction of Vedi Reservoir is planned to launch in spring. The project with total worth of US $ 95 million will be implemented with the consortium of Iranian and Armenian companies. The system enterprises will implement investment programs of 1.5 million USD in the upcoming years.
18:00 February 14, 2017