2013-07-16
INOGATE Combined Workshop and Study Tour on gas and electricity standards, London 8-11 July 2013

In the framework of INOGATE project on “INOGATE Technical Secretariat and integrated programme in support of the Baku Initiative and the Eastern Partnership energy objectives” the INOGATE Technical Secretariat organised a Regional Seminar and Study Visit on the Development of Harmonisation Road Maps and Action Plans, and Capacity Building recommendations. The event took place in London, United Kingdom from 8th to 11th July 2013 and has been hosted by the British Standards Institution (BSI).


The overall objective of the programme is to contribute to the progress of the INOGATE Partner Countries in the achievement of the Baku Initiative and the Eastern Partnership objectives. The programme aims to support a reduction in their dependency on fossil fuels and imports, improvement of the security of their energy supply, and climate change overall mitigation.

One of the aims of the INOGATE Technical Secretariat project is to promote the use and harmonisation of European and International gas and electricity standards. Armenia delegation comprising of Head of quality infrastructure department of the Ministry of Economy Mrs. Lili Maksudyan, Head of Department for Development of the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources Mr. Hrachik Tsughunyan, and Deputy Director of SARM Mr. Gevorg Nazaryan participated in the regional seminar and study visit.


During the workshop speakers presented the final results of the ”Review of standardisation and technical legislation systems of INOGATE Partner Countries”,  the draft versions of Harmonisation Road Maps and Action Plans. The workshop was also an occasion to validate the final data collected on priority gas and electricity standards for each INOGATE Partner Country. In addition, the Secretary of the EASC Bureau of Standards Mr. Nikolai Sonets has presented the opportunities for the adoption of gas standards translated into Russian that have been discussed. The participants decided to ask the EASC to send the translations of standards from the previous INOGATE project to the NSBs of Partner Countries, as to let the national TCs discussing the possibility of adoption of the translated EN standards on national or regional level.

Due to the study visit INOGATE Partner Countries’ representative’s visited the BSI office in London, which is the National Standards Body of the United Kingdom and by its activities serves as an example of good practices in the European Union. In addition, participants visited the Electrotechnical laboratory of BSI in the United Kingdom and become acknowledged with the recent practices and testing equipment.
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