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>> Armenia: EU-supported video shows first solar-powered bus stops in Yerevan
>> "G Metals Investment Limited" LLC To Search for Gold and Polymetals in Agricultural Land
>> The second stage of the tender for the construction of the station "Masrik-1" has been launched
>> EU and Armenia meet in Yerevan to discuss cooperation in several areas



31.1.2018 The LAG Members in Keda Municipa

Armenia: EU-supported video shows first solar-powered bus stops in Yerevan

 

Source: euneighbours.eu, 2018-01-11

The European Union has supported the creation of the first solar-powered bus stops in the Armenian capital Yerevan. A video released by the EU Delegation to Armenia shows how citizens can now charge their mobile phones while waiting for a bus in the city. Each solar-powered bus stop can fully charge up to 24 phones each day using renewable energy.

Watch the video about the new bus stops and find out where you can charge your phone by clicking on the video below or the link at the bottom of this article.


31.1.2018 G Metals Investment Limited

"G Metals Investment Limited" LLC To Search for Gold and Polymetals in Agricultural Land

 

Source: ecolur.org, 2018-01-11
 

"G Metals Investment Limited" LLC will search for gold, silver, copper, molybdenum, and lead in the 405 ha of agricultural areas in Shenatagh and Lor residential areas in Sisian Community. The company project has been issued a positive environmental opinion. The prospected area is located in the souther area of Dastakert, Syunik region. It borders Iran, Nakhijevan on the west, Artsakh on the east and Vayots Dzor on the north.


Under the project, there are no red-listed plants and animals in the area of geological prospecting, as well as there are no specifically protected areas of nature. Nevertheless, the project says that Armenian moufflon, wild pig and bezoar goat are common in this area.
It should mentioned that Armenian moufflon and bezoar goat are red-listed in Armenia.

"G Metals Investment Limited" LLC has been carrying out prospecting in Dastakert area since 2013.


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The second stage of the tender for the construction of the station "Masrik-1" has been launched

 

Source: ecolur.org, 2018-01-30
 

The second phase of the international competition for the construction of the Masrik-1 solar photovoltaic station has been launched. At this stage the participant who will assume the construction of the station will be determined. The main requirement for the second stage of the competition is the electricity produce tariff. The winner will be the organization or consortium that will offer the lowest price.

The second stage of the competition involves 10 companies and consortiums, which meet the pre-qualification requirements. It will be remind, the tender commission was enough to evaluate 10 out of 20 applications submitted in the first round. The participants of the second stage of the competition are well-known companies representing the Netherlands, USA, Korea, Germany and a number of other countries. It is expected that the tender process will end in 2018. The winning company or consortium will build the station in two years.

Masrik-1 will be the region's largest solar power plant with 55 MW peak power. It should also be noted that based on the licenses issued by the Public Services Regulatory Commission, the construction of 12 solar photovoltaic power plants with a relatively small, up to 1 MW power supply has already started, which will have about 10 megawatts capacity.

Three of them have already been commissioned and started to supply electricity to the system.

The Republic of Armenia Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources


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EU and Armenia meet in Yerevan to discuss cooperation in several areas

 

Source: euneighbours.eu, 2018-01-30

The fifth EU-Armenia subcommittee meeting on energy, transport, environment, climate action and civil protection is took place in Yerevan on 30-31 January. The meeting came after the signature of the EU-Armenia Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) on 24 November 2017.

In Yerevan, the two sides discussed Armenia's plans for the adoption of legislation in line with EU standards in the various sectors, with the objective of bringing concrete benefits to the countrys citizens. The EU said in a press release that it is ready to support Armenia through technical assistance and capacity-building projects to bolster the implementation of the agreement.

The meeting is was hosted by the countrys Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources. This is a regular meeting between the EU and Armenia to discuss cooperation in the abovementioned sectors.

     

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