2021 RSS - Latest News news/latest-news/ Saudi Ministry of Energy delegation visits Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant /news/latest-news/saudi-ministry-of-energy-delegation-visits-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant/ /news/latest-news/saudi-ministry-of-energy-delegation-visits-barakah-nuclear-energy-plant/ - The Minister of Energy, along with top officials updated on the progress at the Barakah Plant and met with UAE nuclear energy professionals Tue, 16 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0000 At COP 26, ENEC Continues to Deliver Clean Energy Transition with Unit 3 Construction Completion of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant /news/latest-news/at-cop-26-enec-continues-to-deliver-clean-energy-transition-with-unit-3-construction-completed/ /news/latest-news/at-cop-26-enec-continues-to-deliver-clean-energy-transition-with-unit-3-construction-completed/ - Announcement made at COP 26 on Energy Day, where global leaders are pledging carbon reduction commitments to keep global temp increases below 1.5 degrees - Nuclear energy is key component of clean energy transition - Unit 3 systems are now ready to complete operational readiness activities, marking the end of construction for the third of four units at Barakah, prior to national and international operational assessments Thu, 04 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0000 Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Unit 2 Successfully Connects to UAE’s Transmission Grid /news/latest-news/barakah-nuclear-energy-plant-unit-2-successfully-connects-to-uae-s-transmission-grid/ /news/latest-news/barakah-nuclear-energy-plant-unit-2-successfully-connects-to-uae-s-transmission-grid/ - Thousands more megawatts of clean electricity capacity connected to the UAE’s transmission network - Connection safely and successfully completed through collaboration with Abu Dhabi Transmission and Despatch Company (TRANSCO) - The Barakah plant is the first multi-unit operating nuclear plant in the UAE and Arab World Tue, 14 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Unit 2 of Barakah Plant successfully starts up /news/latest-news/unit-2-of-barakah-plant-successfully-starts-up/ /news/latest-news/unit-2-of-barakah-plant-successfully-starts-up/ - Unit 2 starts up 13 months after Unit 1, demonstrating safe and steady progress at Barakah - Unit 2 start-up makes Barakah Nuclear energy Plant the first multi-unit plant in the region providing emissions-free electricity - FANR and WANO have confirmed Nawah’s operational maturity to run multiple Units at Barakah Plant Fri, 27 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0100 ENEC and EDF to sign Memorandum of Understanding on Research and Development /news/latest-news/enec-and-edf-to-sign-memorandum-of-understanding-on-research-and-development/ /news/latest-news/enec-and-edf-to-sign-memorandum-of-understanding-on-research-and-development/ - Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and France’s EDF sign Letter of Intent ahead of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at UAE-France nuclear cooperation event E-FUSION Wed, 30 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0100 ENEC Achieves Latest Nuclear New Build Benchmark with 100 Million Safe Work Hours at the Barakah Plant /news/latest-news/enec-achieves-100-million-safe-work-hours-at-the-barakah-plant/ /news/latest-news/enec-achieves-100-million-safe-work-hours-at-the-barakah-plant/ - ENEC and its Joint Venture partner KEPCO surpass more than 100 million man-hours without a Lost Time Injury (LTI) at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant - Achievement marks ENEC’s continued unwavering commitment to maintain a world-class industrial safety culture, policies and procedures for the construction and development of the Barakah plant - Thousands of construction workers have committed to safe working practices and have received regular training to achieve this project milestone Tue, 15 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0100 International Atomic Energy Agency Newcomers webinar showcases success of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program /news/latest-news/iaea-newcomers-webinar-showcases-success-of-the-uae-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program/ /news/latest-news/iaea-newcomers-webinar-showcases-success-of-the-uae-peaceful-nuclear-energy-program/ - The UAE took part in the IAEA webinar on newcomers’ success stories, which focused on the keys to delivery of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program - The UAE Program demonstrates the success and viability of new era nuclear programs to be delivered and their proven capability for tackling climate change Sun, 02 May 2021 00:00:00 +0100 ENEC and Ajou University sign MoU to drive innovation, research and development /news/latest-news/enec-and-ajou-university-sign-mou-to-drive-innovation-research-and-development/ /news/latest-news/enec-and-ajou-university-sign-mou-to-drive-innovation-research-and-development/ Sun, 18 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Unit 1 of Barakah Plant Started Commercial Operations /news/latest-news/unit-1-of-barakah-plant-started-commercial-operations/ /news/latest-news/unit-1-of-barakah-plant-started-commercial-operations/ - Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed: A significant milestone in our vision for sustainable, knowledge-based economic prosperity - As the UAE celebrates the Year of the 50th, Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant starts commercial operations - New era of clean electricity will power the continued development and growth of the UAE and region for decades to come - Barakah Plant project directly addresses the leading cause of climate change; one of the world’s most pressing challenges Tue, 06 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100