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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


UAE and South Korea expand cooperation

UAE and South Korea expand cooperation

Enec-Kepco NF - March 2018 - 48The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and its joint venture subsidiaries, Nawah Energy Company and Barakah One Company, have signed three agreements with Korean companies. Enec and Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) in October 2016 signed a joint venture agreement that made Kepco a minority shareholder in Nawah and BOC.

Corporate 06 April 2018


Barakah 1 construction formally complete

Barakah 1 construction formally complete

Barakah_completion_ceremony(Cheong_Wa-Dae)-48President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today attended a ceremony to celebrate the completion of construction at the United Arab Emirates' first nuclear power reactor.

New Nuclear 26 March 2018


Middle East nuclear power to quadruple in ten years

Middle East nuclear power to quadruple in ten years

Nuclear electricity generation capacity in the Middle East is expected to increase from 3.6 gigawatts this year to 14.1 GWe by 2028 thanks to new construction start-ups and recent agreements between Middle Eastern countries and nuclear vendors, the US Energy Information Administration said yesterday. The United Arab Emirates will lead near-term growth by installing 5.4 GWe of nuclear capacity by 2020, it said.

Nuclear Policies 06 March 2018