by Marianna Mkrtchyan
84-year-old Garnik Rubenovich Ghazaryan lives in Tegh village, Goris. He dedicated most of his life to the work of local sovkhoz chief economist. Nowadays the old man is one of the most respected dwellers in the village. Locals and dwellers of neighbouring villages often turn to him for a counsel on any issue.
New rates for energy generated by renewable power generation enterprises will come into force in Armenia starting July 1, 2015. During the May 29 meeting Public Services Regulatory Commission of the Republic of Armenia has taken the decision to levy 23.631 AMD/1kWh (exc. VAT) tariff for natural flow power generation facilities. The tariff for irrigation water power stations will be 15.751 AMD/1kWh (exc. VAT) and 10.502 AMD/1kWh (exc. VAT) for small hydro-electric power stations that operate on drinking water. The tariff for wind turbine generators will total 42, 42 AMD/1kWh (exc. VAT) and 42,426 AMD/1kWh (exc. VAT) for stations that operate on biofuel. The decision will be in force till July 1, 2016.