On July 17, 2012 the State Commission regulating the NKR Public Services and economic competition held a regular meeting. The agenda of the meeting also included the issues related to the projects in the field of energy production. The Commission granted the request of “Artsakh HEK” OJSC , providing the company the permit to realize the electricity production in the «Mataghis-1» and «Mataghis-2» Small Hydro-electric power plants in the Mataghis village of Martakert region. The permit will be valid for 15 years. It should be noted that the «Mataghis-1» SHPP installed capacity is 4,8 MW, its annual projected production is 22,4 million kWh, while Mataghis-2 SHPP installed capacity is 3 MW, and the annual projected production composes 13 million kWh.