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The United Arab Emirates company responsible for deploying and operating commercial nuclear power plants, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec), has achieved 75 million safe man-hours at the Barakah nuclear station, a statement said.
Construction of the four South Korean-supplied APR1400 plants at Barakah, west of the capital Abu Dhabi on the Persian Gulf coast began in 2012.
Enec said it has completed more than 93% in the overall construction of the four plants. Unit 4 is more than 83% complete, Unit 3 is more than 91% ready, and Unit 2 is more than 95% complete.
Nawah Energy Company, the operating and maintenance subsidiary of Enec, “is progressing on its operational readiness activities at the plant”, the statement said.
- Source: Nucnet
- Date: Friday, 24 January 2020
- Original article: nucnet.org/news/enec-reaches-75-million-safe-manhours-as-fuel-loading-approaches-1-4-2020
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation and Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom have renewed a memorandum of understanding establishes a general framework for cooperation on the creation of a nuclear science center in the United Arab Emirates and nuclear plant development and investment.
The MoU, signed in Abu Dhabi on the sidelines of the official visit of Russian president Vladimir Putin to the UAE, also includes plans to cooperate on nuclear fuel cycle management and the training of UAE nationals.
Enec said the MoU is an extension of an agreement originally signed in 2017.
Mr Likhachev said Russia was “very optimistic” about cooperation with the UAE. He said Rosatom and Enec have been working together on the nuclear fuel cycle activities for many years and collaboration can be extended to developing nuclear power projects.
- Source: Nucnet
- Date: Thursday, 17 October 2019
- Original article: nucnet.org/news/uae-renews-cooperation-agreement-with-russia-10-3-2019
The UAE’s Barakah One Company (BOC), a subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec), on 25 September signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) expanding on a previously signed Charter for Joint Business Cooperation.
- Source: NEI Magazine
- Date: Wednesday, 02 October 2019
- Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsuae-signs-mous-with-french-and-south-korean-companies-7430732