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International forum shines spotlight on export controls

International forum shines spotlight on export controls

International experts are meeting in Abu Dhabi to discuss global nuclear non-proliferation and export controls at a four-day workshop hosted by the UAE's nuclear regulator. Meanwhile, China General Nuclear has described a change to US policy on exports to China as inappropriate.

Nuclear Policies 15 October 2018


Viewpoint: UAE's programme strategic to future of global nuclear energy

Viewpoint: UAE's programme strategic to future of global nuclear energy

Building a nuclear energy programme is a truly global undertaking. It requires a strong and long-term commitment from the nation pursuing the programme, and partnerships with governments and global experts that offer guidance and insight based on best practices and operating experience. As the first new nuclear energy programme in decades, the United Arab Emirates offers a unique example of this process, writes Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi.

Read more from Ambassador Al Kaabi, permanent representative of the UAE to the IAEA, in our latest Viewpoint.

Perspectives 26 September 2018


FANR, Khalifa University sign collaboration agreement

FANR, Khalifa University sign collaboration agreement

A collaborative research agreement aimed at advancing nuclear safety research and training future nuclear workers in the United Arab Emirates has been signed by the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation and Khalifa University of Science and Technology.

Regulation & Safety 04 September 2018


ENEC launches youth council

ENEC launches youth council

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and its subsidiaries have launched the Barakah Youth Council to "inspire, support, and empower" future leaders of the United Arab Emirates' nuclear energy industry.

Corporate 13 August 2018


Barakah 2 completes hot functional tests

Barakah 2 completes hot functional tests

Tests that simulate the temperatures and pressures which the reactor systems will be subjected to during normal operation have been completed at unit 2 of Barakah nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates.

New Nuclear 06 August 2018


Barakah 1 receives generation licence

Barakah 1 receives generation licence

An electricity generation licence has been issued to Barakah One Company, a key regulatory requirement prior to operation of the UAE's first nuclear power plant. Meanwhile, further steps to develop the Emirati nuclear workforce.
 

Regulation & Safety 25 July 2018


IAEA completes UAE nuclear infrastructure review

IAEA completes UAE nuclear infrastructure review

A team of International Atomic Energy Agency experts has completed a review of the United Arab Emirates' overall nuclear energy infrastructure.

New Nuclear 02 July 2018


Barakah 1 start-up schedule revised for operator training

Barakah 1 start-up schedule revised for operator training

Barakah 1-4 - December 2017 - 48Fuel loading at unit 1 of the United Arab Emirates' first nuclear power plant - will now take place in late 2019 or early 2020. Nawah Energy Company said the updated start-up schedule reflects the time required to complete operator training and to obtain the necessary regulatory approvals.

New Nuclear 29 May 2018


Training milestones for new plant operators

Training milestones for new plant operators

Vogtle_3_March_2018_(Georgia_Power)-48A third training class of nuclear operators for Vogtle units 3 and 4 have passed their US Nuclear Regulatory Commission initial licensing exam. Fifty-six licensed operators are now available for the units, where construction milestones continue to be met. Employees of the United Arab Emirates' nuclear regulator have also completed a reactor operator training programme.

Regulation & Safety 03 May 2018


Final Barakah dome complete

Final Barakah dome complete

Barakah_4_dome_completion_(Enec)-48The final dome structure has been completed at the United Arab Emirates' four-unit Barakah nuclear power plant, a key milestone for the project. The country has also inaugurated its first dosimetry laboratory to support radiation protection activities.

New Nuclear 10 April 2018