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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 United Arab Emirates' Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) is at the final stage of its ongoing review of the operating licence application for Barakah 1 and 2, it said today.
- Source: World Nuclear News
- Date: Wednesday, 30 October 2019
- Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UAE-regulator-says-Barakah-licence-is-its-key-prio