Three Months after ‘Electric Yerevan’ Protests, Sale of Armenia’s Monopoly Electricity Distributor Confirmed

June decision to increase the electricity fee resulted in massive protest named ‘Electric Yerevan.’ On September 30, RAO UES International and Tashir Group announced the signing of an agreement pertaining to the sale of Electric Networks of Armenia. But will Armenian consumers benefit from the ENA deal?


Armen Grigoryan

Note: This piece was originally published by the Jamestown Foundation in the Eurasia Daily Monitor Vol. 12 issue 185, October 14, 2015, and reprinted here with permission of the author.

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