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10:26 January 21, 2013 | Nuclear EnergyJapan 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
17:22 January 18, 2013 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirForensics 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
13:41 January 10, 2013 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirWho 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"
12:46 December 12, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirArea 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.
15:08 December 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirRussia 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
13:42 November 15, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirWhether 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
15:50 November 08, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirSafety 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
16:30 November 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirSignature 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
11:30 November 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirEnergy 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
11:18 November 06, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirVague Perspectives for the Construction of ANPP New Power Unit
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
18:49 November 02, 2012 | Nuclear EnergyAggression 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
12:50 October 31, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirAzerbaijan 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
19:02 October 25, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirFrom 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
17:20 October 23, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirSeismic 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
18:09 October 22, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirWhat’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
13:43 October 19, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirArmenian 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
12:48 October 19, 2012 | Nuclear EnergyMost 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
13:20 October 17, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | YerevanArmenian 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
17:32 September 05, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirNuclear Power Plant to Be Closed
ANPP Director Gagik Markosyan told “А1+” that starting from 15 September the Armenian Nuclear Power plant will suspend its operation in regard with conducting
15:52 August 27, 2012 | Nuclear Energy | ArmavirLegislation Regulating Nuclear Energy in Armenia Incomplete
On August 23 the Armenian Government approved prolongation requirements for project term of second power unit of the Armenian nuclear power plant. According to