Conference on "Weidmuller 's Modern Solutions of Renewable Energy Sector"
19 Sep 2019
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between "Armenian Energy Agency" Foundation and "EKRA Caucasus" LLC
Conference on "Weidmuller's Modern Solutions of Renewable Energy Sector" was convened by the "Armenian Energy Agency" Foundation and "EKRA Caucasus" LLC on September 10, 2019, in "DoubleTree by Hilton" Hotel, Yerevan, Armenia. The conference brought together representatives from governing bodies of the Republic of Armenia, local practitioners and specialists of the renewable energy sector.
Welcoming speech at the opening of the conference was made by Deputy Director of the "Armenian Energy Agency" Foundation Mr. Hayk Badalyan. He presented the changes that have taken place in the energy sector within the last three years. He also mentioned that due to legislative reforms solar and wind energy sectors are rapidly developing, as well as Mr. Badalyan talked about the electricity market liberalization, particularly it concerns the direct cooperation between consumers and energy producers. According to preliminary estimations, the market will be operated during the second semester of 2020.
Afterward, the floor was given to Director on Development of "EKRA Caucasus" LLC Mr. Davit Hakobyan. Continuing Mr. Hayk Badalyan’s statements on energy sector development Mr. D. Hakobyan underlined that their company is directly involved in the process of sector development, as it’s the only fabric in the region that produces emergency protection automatics and other equipment.
The production of "EKRA Caucasus" LLC is already used in the Armenian market and in the nearest future it will be exported. Mr. Hakobyan attached great importance to the cooperation between "Armenian Energy Agency" Foundation and "EKRA Caucasus" LLC which will be directed to the comprehensive development of the energy sector in Armenia.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between "Armenian Energy Agency" Foundation and "EKRA Caucasus" LLC. Its goal is to promote export of local products by using the best international practice and implementing innovative technologies in the energy sector.
At the end of Workshop, the representatives of "Weidmuller" company presented some of their production and operation in the international market, almost all equipment used in the renewable energy sector, particularly in solar and wind power plants, as well as in transmission and distribution systems was described in details.
"Weidmuller" is a world-famous expert company which supports its customers with products, solutions, and services in the industrial environment of power, signal and data. The official representative of "Weidmuller" in Armenia is "EKRA Caucasus" LLC.
The Workshop was closed by dynamic and active discussions between the representatives of the above-mentioned companies and the guests.