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Armenia’s Nuclear Power Plant To Be Extended for Another Decade

Armenian nuclear power plant in Metsamor, Armavir Region

Today, March 23, the Armenian government approved a 10-year extension of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant’s reactor.

The decision was made at the Cabinet meeting.

The lifespan of the nuclear power plant’s N2 reactor has already been extended until 2026 and underwent major modernization and re-equipment works.

According to the Armenian government, additional investments and works will enable it to extend the lifespan of the reactor until 2036 “taking into account the completed modernization works, as well as opinions from specialized organizations and the international experience in extending the operational timeframes of similar power units.”


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