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Pre-bid Conference for Masrik-1 solar photovoltaic project was held in Yerevan

A pre-bid Conference for the 55 MW Masrik-1 solar photovoltaic project in Armenia organized by  the R2E2 Fund was held in Yerevan on 31 January, 2018.

Welcoming speeches at the opening ceremony of the Conference were made by the RA Vice Prime Minister, Minister of International Economic Integration and Reforms Mr. Vache Gabrielyan, World Bank Country Manager for Armenia Ms. Sylvie Bossoutrot, Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Mr. Hayk Harutyunyan, Director of Armenia Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund Mr. Armen Melkikyan.

The representatives of pre-qualified companies, transaction advisory organizations, Public Services Regulatory Commission, Ministry of Energy Infrastructures and Natural Resources, Electric Networks of Armenia, other companies representing energy sector of Armenia, international financial organizations, Armenian banks were invited to the Conference.

At the conference, the speakers presented project preparation works,  main procedures and schedule of the tender, key provisions of the agreements to be signed between the parties, mechanisms for mitigating possible social impacts of the project. Representatives of the pre-qualified organizations were given the opportunity to ask the participants of the conference questions and get clarifications.

Let’s remind, that “Masrik-1” project envisages construction of 46-55 MW installed capacity solar PV plant in Mets Masrik community of Gegharkunik province of the Republic of Armenia.  The tender has been announced for the design, financing, construction, ownership and operation of the station, the results of which will be summarized  in spring, 2018. The winner will be a company or consortium that will offer the lowest price.



World Bank representatives visited National Archive of Armenia, where Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund implemented Energy Saving measures within the framework of the World Bank-funded Energy Efficiency Project.

WB Director of Strategy and Operations Mrs Mariam Sherman and WB Regional Director of South Caucuses Mrs Mercy M. Tembon visited National Archive of Armenia accompanied by the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Fund Director Mr Armen Melkikyan and the Head of technical group Hrant Ter-Gabrielyan. Director of NAA Mr A. Virabyan presented project deliverables, confirmed considerable level of implemented energy efficiency activities, increased level of comfort and significant improvement of maintenance conditions of archival documents. more

Energy Week 2017

Traditional “Energy Week 2017Conference launched in Yerevan

Traditional “Energy Week 2017″ series of Events launched in January 25-27, 2017,  which was organized by  Armenia Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund and Expomedia  Centre of Exhibition Projects.

The President of the RA Mr. Serzh Sargsyan, the World Bank Country Director Mrs. Laura Bailey, the Deputy Minister of Energy Infrastructure and Natural Resources Mr. Hayk Harutyunyan, representatives of international institutions, non-governmental and financial organizations, foreign investors, private and public sector representatives and experts took part in the opening ceremony of the event. Continue reading



On behalf of the Government of Armenia, Armenia Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund would like to invite you to participate in the Solar PV Investor Conference, which will be held in Yerevan, Armenia, on January 25-26, 2017. For pre-registration please send an email to .

The objective of the Solar PV Investor Conference is to introduce investment opportunities in utility scale solar PV projects in Armenia. The participants will have an opportunity to learn about specific sites, data on solar resource, preliminary results of environmental and social assessments, legal and regulatory framework, power sector structure, energy as well as the other relevant information. The participants will also have an opportunity to ask their questions to the relevant government and state agency officials, the regulator, government’s technical and transaction advisors, and development partners including representatives of the World Bank and Asian Development Bank.    Continue reading


Conference under the name “Energy Efficiency and International Cooperation” launched in Yerevan

The Conference under the name “Energy Efficiency and International Cooperation” organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) and Armenia Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund (R2E2) took place in Yerevan, Armenia, on December 7, 8. 2016.

DSC_0029-2 Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Yerevan office project manager Liana Manukyan, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Scientific Associate Benjamin Fricke, the head of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Department of the Ministry of the Energy Infrastructure and Natural Resources of the RA Hayk Badalyan, Armenia R2E2 Fund Director Tamara Babayan, as well as related government agencies, international organizations and projects , and representatives of non-governmental organizations, experts and other stakeholders took part in the Conference. Continue reading



A workshop on “Energy Efficiency in Public Buldings” initiated by Tekirdağ Metropolitan Municipality within the scope of the Black Sea Basin BuildingsEnergy Efficiency Plan – BSBEEP Project implemented by ten project partners located in Black Sea Basin within the framework of ENPI-Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2007-2013.

The workshop was performed by Tekirdağ Metropolitan Municipality on 9th of November, 2015in Tekirdağ. Continue reading

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A workshop on “Ensuring Energy Efficiency in Building Inspection” will be initiated by Samsun Metropolitan Municipality within the scope of the Black Sea Basin BuildingsEnergy Efficiency Plan – BSBEEP Project[1]implementing by ten project partners located in Black Sea Basin within the framework ofENPI-Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2007-2013[2].

The workshop will be held by cooperation of Samsun Metropolitan Municipality, Ministry of Environment and Urbanization and The Union of Municipalities of Samsun on 3rd of November, 2015in Samsun.

Participation to the workshop is expected from all authorized managers and technical staff from Samsun Metropolitan Municipality and other district municipalities located in Samsun regarding with energy efficiency in buildings, the relevant departments of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, provincial directorates of the Ministry, governmental institutions, building inspection firms, engineering and consultancy firms, project developers, and NGOs taking part in building inspections.

The participants are expected to have certain technical information and knowledge on building inspection and to have taken part in ensuring energy efficiency during the building inspection processes. Press Release

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The Municipality of Kavala sets out to capitalize the experience and the tools developed in the framework of the implementation of BSBEEP

On Wednesday, July 29 the Municipality of Kavala, with the support of its regional BSBEEP Partner, the Democritus University of Thrace, held a training event targeting Municipal employees involved in issues related to energy efficiency. Over 50 participants from all over the Region of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace defied the summer heat to hear about actions, tools and solutions that can help them raise their capacity to deal with energy management issues. Continue reading