UAE crosses historic milestone as Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant starts operations – Gulf Today

SourceGulf Today
SectorOil & Gas
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

UAE crosses historic milestone as Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant starts operations 2 hours ago The nuclear operators will continue with a process of gradually raising the power levels. The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, ENEC, on Saturday announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company, Nawah, has successfully started up Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, located in the Al Dhafrah Region of Abu Dhabi. This step is the most historic milestone to date in the delivery of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Programme, as part of the process towards generating clean electricity for the nation for at least the next 60 years. Since receipt of the Operating Licence from the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulations, FANR, in February 2020, and the completion of fuel assembly loading in March...read more...