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Procedure to Obtain Land Use Right for Geological Prospecting of Radioactive Flow Established
17:14 April 29, 2013 | Nuclear Energy
Procedure to Obtain Land Use Right for Geological Prospecting of Radioactive Flow Established
The official website of Armenian government informs that on April 25 the Armenian government established the special procedure how to obtain the right of land use for the purpose of geological prospecting of radioactive flow. Under the procedure...
Armenia and Belarus to Cooperate For Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy?
16:41 April 17, 2013 | Nuclear Energy
Armenia and Belarus to Cooperate For Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy?
On April 18 the draft decision on approving the proposal to conclude agreement "On Cooperation for Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy between the Republic of Armenia and the Republic of...
Japan To Replace Nuke Plant With Wind Farm
10:26 January 21, 2013 | Nuclear Energy
Japan To Replace Nuke Plant With Wind Farm
In the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor disaster, the Japanese government has opted to build the world’s largest
Forensics lab opens at Armenian NPP
17:22 January 18, 2013 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Forensics lab opens at Armenian NPP
On January 18, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John A. Heffern joined officials from the Armenian Ministry of Energy and National Security Service to open the Armenian Nuclear Forensics Laboratory at the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
Who Needs It - New Power Unit of Armenian NPP?
13:41 January 10, 2013 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Who Needs It - New Power Unit of Armenian NPP?
The expert drew attention to the fact that the construction of two high-voltage lines is planned, which will run to the neighboring countries and are designed for the export of electricity from the new NPP. “It turns out that we will supply electricity to our neighboring countries at the expense of our security"
Area of New Power Unit Considered Seismically Active
12:46 December 12, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Area of New Power Unit Considered Seismically Active
The area of new power unit is considered a seismically active zone: this is what the explanation given by the State Committee on Regulation of Nuclear Safety says in the government.
Russia Won’t Share with Armenia Responsibility for Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
15:08 December 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Russia Won’t Share with Armenia Responsibility for Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
As it’s known, on 3 December “Rosatom” State Corporation and Energy and Natural Resources Ministry of Turkey signed a joint statement on the construction project of nuclear power plant “Akkuyu” in Mersine. The document was signed as a result of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Istanbul and the negotiations he ran with
Whether Armenia to Get Money for Construction of New Power Unit at ANPP
13:42 November 15, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Whether Armenia to Get Money for Construction of New Power Unit at ANPP
Thus, in accordance with the official statements, besides Russia, France also expressed its wish to make an investment in the construction of a new power unit at ANPP. Still there are no certain arrangements, and the issue
Safety Requirements to New Power Unit of ANPP to Be Translated into English
15:50 November 08, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Safety Requirements to New Power Unit of ANPP to Be Translated into English
On 8 November the government approved the decision on translating the safety requirements to the new power unit into English. The document lays down the principles of ensuring
Signature Collection for Closedown of Metsamor NPP Launched in Turkey
16:30 November 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Signature Collection for Closedown of Metsamor NPP Launched in Turkey
Turkish Polis Haber agency informs that the signature collection for the closedown of the Armenian nuclear power plant has been launched in
Energy Minister of Turkey Expressed Dissatisfaction with Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
11:30 November 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Energy Minister of Turkey Expressed Dissatisfaction with Armenian Nuclear Power Plant
Energy and Natural Resources Minister of Turkey Taner Yıldız once again expressed his dissatisfaction with Metsamor nuclear power plant. The Turkish mass media say that efforts
Vague Perspectives for the Construction of ANPP New Power Unit
11:18 November 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Vague Perspectives for the Construction of ANPP New Power Unit Video
The operation of Armenian nuclear power plant should have been finished in 2016. Nevertheless, “Armatom” director Vahram Petrosyan thinks that it’s still untimely to speak about the new power
Aggression against Iran Hits Also Armenia - 3
18:49 November 02, 2012 | Nuclear Energy
Aggression against Iran Hits Also Armenia - 3
“The probable war will have extremely serious consequences for Armenia. Armenia will incur essential economic losses, Georgia’s policy towards Georgian Armenians will become tougher, there is high probability that the use
Azerbaijan threatens to bomb Armenia’s Nuclear Power Plant?
12:50 October 31, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Azerbaijan threatens to bomb Armenia’s Nuclear Power Plant?
The Azerbaijani side made another improper threat towards Armenia, this time by MOD spokesperson Eldar Sabiroglu. The latter claimed that they have such a radar system, which instantly detects and eliminates a missile shot by the opponent. In addition, he claimed to have targeted at a certain object in Armenia, which
From Nuclear and Radiation Safety Center: Processed ANPP Radioactive Fuel Kept in Safe Conditions
19:02 October 25, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
From Nuclear and Radiation Safety Center: Processed ANPP Radioactive Fuel Kept in Safe Conditions
The processed radioactive fuel of ANPP is kept in safe conditions, assures Suren Bznuni, Leading Specialist
Seismic protection of Armenian Nuclear Power Station to Be Enhanced
17:20 October 23, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Seismic protection of Armenian Nuclear Power Station to Be Enhanced
The seismic protection of Armenian nuclear power station will be enhanced. With the assistance of Gosatomnadzor 6
What’s Risk for Prolonging ANPP Operation Service?
18:09 October 22, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
What’s Risk for Prolonging ANPP Operation Service?
Political proposals have also been actively discusses in the mass media. Nevertheless, environmental society is interested in the price of risk about which the Energy Letter keeps
Armenian NPP to extend term of operation by 10 years
13:43 October 19, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Armavir
Armenian NPP to extend term of operation by 10 years
According to Mr. Movsisyan, the government resolved to prolong Metsamor NPP’s term of operation by 10 more years, considering that construction of a new energy block will take the same time. As he further noted, the program implementation
Most EU Nuclear Power Plants ‘Unsafe’
12:48 October 19, 2012 | Nuclear Energy
Most EU Nuclear Power Plants ‘Unsafe’
The so-called ‘stress tests’ on nuclear power plants in the European Union (EU) have confirmed environmental and energy activists’ worst fears: most European nuclear facilities do not meet minimum security standards
Armenian Government to Reduce Share Chartered Capital of “Metsamorenergoatom” CJSC
13:20 October 17, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | Yerevan
Armenian Government to Reduce Share Chartered Capital of “Metsamorenergoatom” CJSC
The Armenian Government will reduce the chartered capital of “Metsamorenergoatom” CJSC, which shall comply with the pure assets of

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