Barakah plant

Paving the way for nuclear power’s future
The world’s first Generation 3+ nuclear reactor is a symbol of optimism in nuclear power, says Alexander Voronkov, vice president, ROSATOM Middle East and North Africa
UAE’s first nuclear reactor opening delayed once again
The $24.4 billion Barakah power plant is the world’s largest nuclear project under construction and will be the first in the Arab world.
Saudi Arabia gives nod to national atomic policy
Policy emphasises the need to limit nuclear activities to peaceful purposes and calls for enhanced safety measures
UAE’s first nuclear reactor set to open this year
The first reactor at the Barakah Nuclear plant in Abu Dhabi is undergoing testing as the UAE prepares to launch world’s largest single nuclear plant later this year
ENEC appoints new chief nuclear officer
The position of chief nuclear officer serves a strategic function to the organisation in supporting the successful development of the UAE nuclear energy programme, including assessing the programme plan for the delivery of Units 1 to 4
Tests carried out at UAE nuclear plant Barakah
Structural Integrity Test and Integrated Leak Rate Test were performed at Unit 1 of the nuclear plant that is currently 65% constructed, it has been revealed

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