STEPANAKERT. – Hydropower continues to be considered a priority direction of the economic development of the Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic/NKR).
Investments into the construction of small hydropower plants continue in the current year at a high pace, the NKR Ministry of Economy informed Armenian News-NEWS.am.
Sixteen hydropower plants operate today in Artsakh.
Two small hydropower plants were put into operation in 2017.
Eight small hydropower plants are being built.
Electricity production in the NKR increased by 3.59 percent in the first quarter of the current year, as compared with the same period in 2016.