First unit of Armenian NPP can be completely removed
Armenia's government will decide the fate of the draft law 'On decommissioning of the first power unit of the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant' tomorrow.
Due to the fact tat the power unit of the NPP has been in the cold regime since February 1989, while the construction of a new power plant unit is postponed, five years ago the government decided to extend the life of the second power unit until 2024. That is why the first power unit of must be removed from operation, 1in.am reported.
The procedure will last for 40 years and will cost $310.37 million.
After being approved by the government, the bill will be submitted to the parliament.