Nawah signs MESA agreement with Framatome for Barakah Nuclear Plant – MEP MiddleEast

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  • Date: 01-Jul-2021
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Nawah signs MESA agreement with Framatome for Barakah Nuclear Plant – MEP MiddleEast

Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) – which is the subsidiary created by Joint Venture partners Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) to operate and maintain the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant – has signed a Maintenance and Engineering Services Agreement (MESA) with Framatome, an international leader in nuclear energy technologies.

The signing took place during the third annual eFusion event, which brings Emirati and French companies together to become part of the UAE’s nuclear industry supply chain.

Under the scope of the MESA agreement, Framatome will provide maintenance and engineering services. Framatome will also provide training, technical and operational support, and fuel services for the four APR1400 units of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant.

The work will be completed under the leadership of Nawah and in strict accordance with the UAE’s nuclear energy regulator’s quality and safety standards.

The chief executive officer of Nawah, Eng Ali Al Hammadi, commented: “We are committed to working with experienced international partners to operate and maintain the Barakah plant to the highest international safety and quality standards.

“France has one of the most established nuclear energy sectors globally, with more than 60 years of experience. The MESA agreement with Framatome signals the important

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