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A Bio-Ethanol Fuel Program for Armenia

Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency (R2E2) Fund of Armenia commissioned a feasibility study to determine possibilities of producing bio-ethanol in Armenia. This study was financed by the World Bank as a grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF). Enertech International, Inc. and BBI International from US in cooperation with DHD Contact LLC of Armenia were awarded a contract to conduct this feasibility study.

Medium-Magnitude Quake Jolts Yerevan, Triggers Brief Panic

A medium-magnitude earthquake jolted Yerevan and surrounding areas on Thursday, triggering a brief panic among the population. According to Armenia’s National Seismic Protection Service (NSPC), the quake measured 3.6 on the Richter scale at its epicenter near Garni, a big village about 20 kilometers east of the capital. The agency said it caused no casualties and devastation.