Renewable energy only way to ensure energy security in Armenia - minister
YEREVAN, July 3. /ARKA/. Renewable energy development is the only way to solve energy security problems in Armenia, Armenian minister of energy and natural resources Yervand Zakharyan said at the opening of Energy Week 2014 in Yerevan.
“I had been thinking about renewable energy in Armenia even before my appointment as minister”, he said adding now he will do his best as a minister for development of solar and wind energy sectors in Armenia to reduce dependence on imported energy sources.
A number of events on recent renewable energy developments (legislative reform, financial opportunities and new technologies) were held as part of the Energy Week 2014. In particular, an exhibition, a conference and round-table discussions were held on renewable energy.
“We will be discussing achievements and the problems in the field and will submit a summarized program to the government afterwards, for development of further energy policies”, director of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Fund of Armenia Tamar Babayan said. –0--