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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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11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal and the Republic of Armenia announced the completion of the acquisition of the assets of the Vorotan hydroelectric facility, a series of three individual power plants with a total electrical capacity of 405 MW on the Vorotan River in southern Armenia.
Under the terms of the agreement, ContourGlobal Hydro Cascade will own and operate the three hydroelectric facilities located on the Vorotan River and will supply power to the Armenian grid under a long-term power purchase agreement.
cascade of hydropower plants (HPPs) along the Vorotan River (together, the Vorotan Cascade ) in southern Armenia (the project ), including the following:
The tramway across the Vorotan River gorge in the country's south spans 5.
company ContourGlobal and the Government of Armenia declared that they have signed an agreement for ContourGlobal to acquire and update the Vorotan Hydro Cascade, a series of three hydroelectric power plants totaling 405 megawatts of output on the Vorotan River in southern Armenia, for a purchase price of $180 Million.
ContourGlobal Hydro Cascade under the terms of the agreement, a direct and wholly owned subsidiary of ContourGlobal, will own and function the three hydroelectric facilities located on the Vorotan river and will supply power to the Armenian grid under a long-term power purchase agreement.
29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --ContourGlobal and the Government of Armenia announced today that they have signed an agreement for ContourGlobal to purchase and modernize the Vorotan Hydro Cascade, a series of three hydroelectric power plants totaling 405 MW on the Vorotan River in southern Armenia, for a purchase price of $180 million USD.
Under the terms of the agreement, ContourGlobal Hydro Cascade, a direct and wholly owned subsidiary of ContourGlobal, will own and operate the three hydroelectric facilities located on the Vorotan river and will supply power to the Armenian grid under a long-term power purchase agreement.
ContourGlobal and Armenian Government have signed an agreement for the former to acquire and upgrade the Vorotan Hydro Cascade, a series of three hydroelectric power plants totaling 405 MW on the Vorotan River in southern Armenia, for a purchase price of US$180 million.