European Union External Action

Invitation: Inauguration of the first solar powered bus stops in Yerevan within the EU Energy Days in Armenia 2017

The Delegation of the European Union to Armenia invites media representatives to a press briefing on the occasion of the inauguration of the first solar powered bus stops in Yerevan within the EU Energy Days in Armenia 2017. The event will take place on 7 July, at 10:00 a.m. at the solar-powered bus stop on Moscovyan street (in front of the Yerevan Theatre of the Young Spectator, 3 Moskovyan Str., Yerevan). Please come at 9:45 for media registration.

H.E. Mr. Piotr Switalski, Ambassador, Head of the European Union Delegation to the Republic of Armenia will make a statement at the press briefing.

Make sure to bring your phone and charger to test the solar powered bus stop.

The Delegation of the European Union to Armenia has initiated the installation of solar panels at two public transport bus stops of Yerevan to promote the use of renewable energy in the country. Situated on Moskovyan and Baghramyan streets, the bus stops will enable residents and visitors of Yerevan to charge their cell-phones and other digital gadgets with free solar energy. Each solar powered bus stop can fully charge up to 24 phones daily.

Within the EU Energy Days a series of events have taken place from 3 to 7 July 2017 in Yerevan and regions of Armenia to highlight the reforms in the energy sector implemented with the support of the European Union as well as to showcase the recent developments and share perspectives in fostering renewable, alternative and sustainable energy practices in Armenia through the EU-funded projects and institutional partners.

To confirm your participation, please contact Sona Tadevosyan +374 55 992 217.

For further information please contact Ms. Ripsime Unanyan, Communications Coordinator, Delegation of the European Union to Armenia, , tel: + 374 10546494, e-mail:  Ripsime.Unanyan@eeas.europa.eu .

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