2017 RSS - Latest News news/latest-news/ Emirati Nuclear Fuel Energy Pioneers Celebrate Graduation /news/latest-news/emirati-nuclear-fuel-energy-pioneers-celebrate-graduation/ /news/latest-news/emirati-nuclear-fuel-energy-pioneers-celebrate-graduation/ - 23 UAE Nationals engineers complete rigorous Nuclear Fuel Design Energy Pioneers Training Program - New graduates set to become future leaders of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program Thu, 28 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 ENEC Partners with Al Dhafra Festival in Abu Dhabi to Promote Environmental Sustainability and Highlight UAE’s Cultural Heritage /news/latest-news/enec-partners-with-al-dhafra-festival-in-abu-dhabi/ /news/latest-news/enec-partners-with-al-dhafra-festival-in-abu-dhabi/ - ENEC offers visitors a range of educational activities to learn about peaceful nuclear energy Sun, 24 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan Tours the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant /news/latest-news/h-h-sheikh-hamdan-bin-zayed-al-nahyan-tours-the-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant/ /news/latest-news/h-h-sheikh-hamdan-bin-zayed-al-nahyan-tours-the-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant/ Wed, 15 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Abu Dhabi Residents Learn About Nuclear Energy and Latest Project Updates at ENEC Public Forums /news/latest-news/abu-dhabi-residents-learn-about-nuclear-energy-and-latest-project-updates-at-enec-public-forums/ /news/latest-news/abu-dhabi-residents-learn-about-nuclear-energy-and-latest-project-updates-at-enec-public-forums/ - Hundreds of UAE residents attended ENEC’s latest public forums Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 ENEC to Host Public Forums on Nuclear Energy in Abu Dhabi City and Al Dhafra Region /news/latest-news/enec-to-host-public-forums-on-nuclear-energy-in-abu-dhabi-city-and-al-dhafra-region/ /news/latest-news/enec-to-host-public-forums-on-nuclear-energy-in-abu-dhabi-city-and-al-dhafra-region/ - Public forums key part of ongoing UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program educational and awareness campaigns led by ENEC Sat, 04 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program highlighted as a role model for major projects /news/latest-news/uae-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program-highlighted-as-role-model/ /news/latest-news/uae-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program-highlighted-as-role-model/ – UAE nuclear energy leaders showcased to global industry audience the “The UAE’s Journey Towards Peaceful Nuclear Energy” at the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century in Abu Dhabi Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program one of the most diverse, multinational and multicultural nuclear programs in the world /news/latest-news/uae-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program-one-of-the-most-diverse-multinational-and-multicultural-nuclear-programs/ /news/latest-news/uae-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program-one-of-the-most-diverse-multinational-and-multicultural-nuclear-programs/ – Her Excellency, Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi delivers special presentation on the role of women in the nuclear industry during the final day of the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century in Abu Dhabi, UAE Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Nuclear energy drives global economic growth and sustainable development /news/latest-news/nuclear-energy-drives-global-economic-growth/ /news/latest-news/nuclear-energy-drives-global-economic-growth/ – Crucial role of nuclear energy sector in meeting global energy demands and sustainable development goals highlighted at day one of International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st Century in Abu Dhabi Mon, 30 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 International Delegation witnesses significant progress at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant /news/latest-news/international-delegation-witnesses-significant-progress-at-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant/ /news/latest-news/international-delegation-witnesses-significant-progress-at-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant/ Sun, 29 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Global Nuclear Energy Leaders to Convene in Abu Dhabi for International Ministerial Conference /news/latest-news/global-nuclear-energy-leaders-to-convene-in-abu-dhabi-for-international-ministerial-conference/ /news/latest-news/global-nuclear-energy-leaders-to-convene-in-abu-dhabi-for-international-ministerial-conference/ Sat, 28 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 ENEC to Ensure Major Focus on World-class Safety Culture at WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 /news/latest-news/enec-to-ensure-major-focus-on-world-class-safety-culture-at-worldskills-abu-dhabi-2017/ /news/latest-news/enec-to-ensure-major-focus-on-world-class-safety-culture-at-worldskills-abu-dhabi-2017/ - ENEC experts assigned as Health and Safety Ambassadors for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100 ENEC CEO Highlights Priorities of UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program at WNA Symposium in London /news/latest-news/enec-ceo-highlights-priorities-of-uae-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program-at-wna-symposium-in-london/ /news/latest-news/enec-ceo-highlights-priorities-of-uae-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program-at-wna-symposium-in-london/ - ENEC Executives amongst 600 nuclear energy professionals participating in World Nuclear Association (WNA) Symposium, London, UK. - ENEC CEO, Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, updates industry leaders on evolution of ENEC and the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program Thu, 14 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Major Components Successfully Installed at Unit 4 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, Abu Dhabi /news/latest-news/major-components-successfully-installed-at-unit-4-of-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant-abu-dhabi/ /news/latest-news/major-components-successfully-installed-at-unit-4-of-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant-abu-dhabi/ - Ceremony held to celebrate milestone event, witness the major achievements and the remaining construction and operational readiness work - Fourth reactor vessel and steam generators are the final to be installed, as per 2009 Prime Contract, positioning Barakah as a quality-driven site and one of the most efficient nuclear energy construction projects globally Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0100 ENEC Progresses Delivering Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Completing Significant Tests of Unit 2 /news/latest-news/enec-progresses-delivering-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant-completing-significant-tests-of-unit-2/ /news/latest-news/enec-progresses-delivering-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant-completing-significant-tests-of-unit-2/ - Milestone testing achievement represents a significant step towards the completion of Unit 2. - Tests performed demonstrate commitment to achieving the highest standards of quality. Tue, 25 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 ADWEA Leadership Witnesses Progress of UAE’s Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program /news/latest-news/adwea-leadership-witnesses-progress-of-uae-s-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program/ /news/latest-news/adwea-leadership-witnesses-progress-of-uae-s-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program/ - ADWEA leadership delegation visits Barakah and receives update on commissioning activities of Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant - Peaceful nuclear energy will become a major provider of sustainable energy for the Nation - Tour of Units 2, 3 and 4 demonstrate major construction progress and preparations for quality nuclear operations - Tour demonstrated alignment with highest nuclear quality and safety standards Sat, 08 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Unit 1 Fuel Assemblies Safely Transported and Securely Stored at Barakah Plant /news/latest-news/unit-1-fuel-assemblies-safely-transported-and-securely-stored-at-barakah-plant/ /news/latest-news/unit-1-fuel-assemblies-safely-transported-and-securely-stored-at-barakah-plant/ - Fuel Assemblies ready to generate emissions-free electricity to power the UAE, pending regulatory approval - Transport process focused on protecting the integrity and exacting standards of fuel assemblies Sat, 27 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 ENEC Announces Completion of Initial Construction Work for Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant & Progress Update Towards Safety-led Operations /news/latest-news/enec-announces-completion-of-initial-construction-work-barakah-unit-1-progress-update/ /news/latest-news/enec-announces-completion-of-initial-construction-work-barakah-unit-1-progress-update/ - ENEC completes handover of Unit 1 systems to KHNP for commissioning, marking end of initial construction activities for the first of four units of the Barakah Project - KHNP will lead the commissioning work of the first UAE-based APR-1400, as part of the scope of the 2009 Prime Contract  - Federal regulatory approval from FANR, in addition to international nuclear assessments from IAEA and WANO, will be required before fuel assemblies can be loaded into Unit 1 Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0100 Kantar TNS Poll Shows Continued Strong Support for the UAE’s Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program /news/latest-news/kantar-tns-poll-shows-continued-strong-support-for-the-uae-s-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program/ /news/latest-news/kantar-tns-poll-shows-continued-strong-support-for-the-uae-s-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program/ - A national poll on nuclear energy conducted by independent global market research company TNS shows that 83% of UAE residents highly favor the UAE’s future use of peaceful nuclear energy for the country’s electricity generation mix   Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 New Quality Benchmark Set During Construction of Unit 3 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant /news/latest-news/new-quality-benchmark-set-during-construction-of-unit-3-at-the-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant/ /news/latest-news/new-quality-benchmark-set-during-construction-of-unit-3-at-the-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant/ - Reactor Coolant Loop (RCL) pipe welding completed, establishing new quality benchmark for global industry - Concrete pouring for containment building dome structure successfully completed Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Barakah One Company Announces Board Members at First General Assembly /news/latest-news/barakah-one-company-announces-board-members-at-first-general-assembly/ /news/latest-news/barakah-one-company-announces-board-members-at-first-general-assembly/ - H.E. Khaled Abdulla Al Qubaisi appointed Chairman of the Board Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Final Condenser for the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Safely and Successfully Installed /news/latest-news/final-condenser-for-the-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant-safely-and-successfully-installed/ /news/latest-news/final-condenser-for-the-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant-safely-and-successfully-installed/ - A crucial component in the generation of electricity in power stations - An important part of the process of turning energy from nuclear fission into electricity Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Sustainability a Key Component of the UAE’s Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program /news/latest-news/sustainability-a-key-component-of-the-uae-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program/ /news/latest-news/sustainability-a-key-component-of-the-uae-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program/ - ENEC emphasizes sustainable working practices across the corporation as a whole - ENEC is a Platinum Sponsor of the 10th World Future Energy Summit, a part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017 Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 ENEC’s CEO addresses international audience at Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum /news/latest-news/enec-s-ceo-addresses-international-audience-at-atlantic-council-global-energy-forum/ /news/latest-news/enec-s-ceo-addresses-international-audience-at-atlantic-council-global-energy-forum/ - ENEC CEO, Mohamed Al Hammadi, attended as a panel member at the opening of the forum Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 Barakah Units 3 & 4 Enter Next Phase of Construction /news/latest-news/barakah-units-3-and-4-enter-next-phase-of-construction/ /news/latest-news/barakah-units-3-and-4-enter-next-phase-of-construction/ - Units 3 and 4 Over 50% Complete - Unit 3 Reactor Containment Building Liner Dome section installed - Unit 4 Turbine Generator Operating Deck completed and final Reactor Containment Liner Plate Rings set - Barakah project continues outstanding progress towards 2020 completion Sat, 07 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000