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Reactor vessel installed at Barakah 2

New Nuclear

18 June 2015

Barakah 2 vessel signing 48The reactor vessel for the second unit of the United Arab Emirates' first nuclear power plant under construction at Barakah has been installed. That of the first unit was installed in May 2014.

UAE applies for first nuclear operating licence

New Nuclear

27 March 2015

Barakah_OLA_submission_(ENEC)_48The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has submitted its application for an operating licence for the first two units at the Barakah nuclear power plant.

UAE nuclear program reaches out to public

New Nuclear

16 December 2014

Al_Hammadi_ENEC_forum_161214_(ENEC)_48Senior figures from the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation are attending open public forums to explain the progress of the United Arab Emirates' nuclear energy program.

IAEA team lauds UAE emergency preparedness

Regulation and Safety

02 April 2015

A team of international experts has praised emergency preparedness and response arrangements for the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) first nuclear power plant.

Milestone for Barakah 1 containment

New Nuclear

13 January 2015

Barakah_1_dome_ceremony_(ENEC)_48The concrete dome for Barakah 1 has been completed and the unit is on track to start operations in 2017, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced.

Construction starts on third Barakah unit

New Nuclear

25 September 2014

Barakah 3 first concrete 48The first safety concrete has been poured for the basemat of the containment building of the third reactor at the UAE's Barakah nuclear power plant, marking the official start of the unit's construction.