Tag: Metsamor Nuclear Power Plant

June 25, 2024
Let There be Light

Let There be Light

Being no stranger to post-Soviet 1990s hunger, poverty, and instability in central Russia, Maria Gunko learns about the Armenian experience of the “cold and dark years” at a 2016 exhibit at Yerevan’s History Museum, and is astonished by how little is known about these events outside of Armenian society. In her latest piece, Gunko explores the happiness that comes when the electricity comes.

September 16, 2021
The Nuclear Option

The Nuclear Option

Armenia’s Nuclear Power Plant in Metsamor is vital for Armenia’s energy security; it also poses dangers that are often overlooked. While the focus has been its location, less public scrutiny has been paid to its ongoing environmental impact.

July 9, 2021

Armenian-EU Energy Cooperation

One of the most important dimensions of Armenian-EU cooperation is the energy sector. The EU has expressed a willingness to support Armenia in designing an energy strategy and policy, including security and diversification of the energy supply.