UAE’s Barakah nuclear plant an ‘important milestone’ for generating clean energy, says IAEA – The National

SourceThe National
SectorIndustrial
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

Unit 1 was successfully switched on for the first time on Saturday Some of the Emirati staff behind the nuclear project, which has been more than a decade in the making. All photos courtesy of FANR The UAE's nuclear regulator issued an operating licence for the first reactor at Barakah in February 2020 Delivering the project has been a feat of engineering. As many as 18,000 people worked on the project at the height of construction. Fifty-three Emiratis have recently been certified as senior reactor operators and many more will be needed in coming years There is growing interest...read more...