JOINT ARMENIAN-IRANIAN HPP OVER ARAX RIVER TO COME ON STREAM
On Line: 31 October 2012 18:50
In Print: Thursday 01 November 2012
Iran and Armenia are going to build a joint hydroelectric power plant
(HPP) over the Arax River, the Iranian Deputy Minister of Energy for
International Affairs told ISNA in an interview.
Esmail Mahsouli noted that Armenia and Iran intend to build a joint
HPP with 260 MW capacity, one part of which will be on the Iranian
territory (Ghare Chiler) and the other one in Armenia (Meghri).
The foundation laying ceremony of the new hydroelectric power plant
will take place on November 18, 2012, the Iranian energy official said.