Armenia’s First Solar Plant to Begin Construction in 2019

The Armenia Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund (R2E2) is moving ahead with plans to begin construction on a 55 MW utility-scale photovoltaic solar plant in the Gegharkunik region east of Lake Sevan by 2019.  This month marked an important milestone as 10 consortia were short-listed as [more...]

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARF Bureau, Supreme Council Hold a Joint Session in Yerevan

YEREVAN (A.W.)—A joint session of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau and the party’s Supreme Council of Armenia was held on July 17, during which a joint declaration was adopted and published. The statement hailed Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan’s government’s [more...]

July 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

Armenian Virtual College Expands Focus on Armenian Language Education

In April, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Armenian Virtual College (AVC) launched its Armenian language e-Hangouts as a way for e-learners to practice their language skills. Founded in 2009, the Armenian Virtual College has addressed the demand for Armenian language instruction [more...]

July 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Parliamentary Delegation Visits Artsakh

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)— An Armenian parliamentary delegation, including heads of standing committees and factions, recently visited Artsakh to meet with the country’s leadership. According to Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Supreme Council representative Aghvan Vardanyan, the [more...]

July 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

ATP Expands Green Landscapes with 87,724 More Trees and a New Park

YEREVAN—This spring, Armenia Tree Project (ATP) planted another 87,724 trees at 113 sites across the country and established a new public park in Ashtarak. Students from New Jersey’s Hovnanian School and Yerevan’s European Schoolplanting trees together in a new public park established [more...]

June 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Former Artsakh Defense Minister’s Criminal Charges Reduced

YEREVAN (A.W.)— Armenian law enforcement authorities have reduced the criminal charges against former Artsakh Defense Minister and Army Commander Samvel Babayan, who was arrested in March. Samvel Babayan (Photo: Photolure) On June 20, Babayan’s lawyer Avetis Kalashyan revealed that he no longer [more...]

June 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

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