Vorotan

Vorotan

 

a river in Armenian SSR and Azerbaijan SSR (where it is called Bargiushad), left branch of the Araks. Originates on the Karabakh Highland. Length, 178 km; basin area, 5,650 sq km. The Vorotan is a mountain river, which in some sections flows in deep canyon-like gorges. It is fed mainly by snows and underground water. Hydroelectric power plants are being built on the river.

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2MW Vorotan cascade hydropower generation plants in southern Armenia, including the 76MW Spandaryan (commissioned in 1989), the 171MW Shamb (commissioned in 1979) and the 157.
8226; Reached UNESCO-protected 9th-century Tatev monastery in the Vorotan Gorge
12 August 2015 - US-based power-generation company ContourGlobal and the Republic of Armenia have closed the acquisition of the assets of the Vorotan hydroelectric facility, the company said.
for domestic consumption Armenia is currently using cheaper electric power of the Vorotan Hydro
The contract has been signed for ContourGlobal to purchase and modernise the Vorotan Hydro Cascade, a series of three hydroelectric power plants totalling 40 MW on the Vorotan River in southern Armenia.
The tramway across the Vorotan River gorge in the country's south spans 5.
L'Armenie a inaugure le telepherique le plus long du monde, qui enjambe sur une longueur de 5,7 kilometres les spectaculaires gorges du Vorotan jusqu'au monastere medieval de Tatev, dans le sud de cette ancienne republique sovietique.
Catherine at Mount Sinai, and the museum's current dig at Vorotan, Armenia.
Archaeology professor Susan Alcock, University of Michigan, will discuss "Classical Archaeology in the Caucasus: The Vorotan Project, Southern Armenia.
Project activities are planned in two remarkable areas of Armenia environs of spectacular Vorotan Canyon in Syunik Province and mountains of Vayots Dzor, holding vast amount of the country s natural and cultural heritage.
In Q1 2014 Vorotan Cascade of Hydro Power Plants cut its output by 4.
cascade of hydropower plants (HPPs) along the Vorotan River (together, the Vorotan Cascade ) in southern Armenia (the project ), including the following: