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
Centre aims to enhance the country’s nuclear technology research capabilities
While renewable energy generation continues to gain traction in the region, traditional power generation from sources such as coal will continue to have a crucial position in the broader energy mix amid soaring demand for power
The centre would carry out scientific research and ‘practical application’ of nuclear technologies, allowing production of radioisotopes for wider use in agriculture and other areas
Barakah One Company plans to explore potential opportunities for collaboration between the two entities to develop the ‘Barakah Model’, which aims to seek opportunities in new nuclear energy markets.
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