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License Issued for Barakah Nuclear Unit 2

The Arab world's first nuclear power plant has received an operating license for its second unit, and the facility's timeline still calls for commercial start-up of the first unit later…


5 Reactors Connected to the Grid, 5 Removed in 2020

Nuclear power capacity continues to grow worldwide, as larger reactors are added to the grid while smaller units are retired. Furthermore, uprates to some existing reactors have also added to…


Barakah Nuclear Plant Now Sending Power to Grid

Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) sent its first electricity to the UAE grid on August 19, according to a statement from…


Arab World's First Nuclear Plant Starts Up

Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, the first nuclear power facility in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), achieved successful startup August 1. It’s another milestone in the process…


UAE’s First Reactor Gets Go-Ahead

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is set to begin commercial operation of the Middle East’s first nuclear power plant, after the country’s regulatory agency on Feb. 17 gave its approval…