The authorities aimed to introduce four such plants and provide them a quarter of the state’s demand of electricity.
In the United Arab Emirates successfully launched NPP Baraka in Abu Dhabi. This is the first nuclear power plant in the Arab countries.
The authorities aimed to introduce four such plants and provide them a quarter of the needs of the state’s electricity, reports kommersant.
“Today, publicly announcing the success of the UAE in launching the first civilian nuclear reactor in the Arab world… the team was able to load nuclear fuel, conduct a comprehensive test and successfully complete the operation to run,” wrote the Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum on Twitter. According to him, nuclear plants and space exploration from the UAE is “a message to the world that the Arabs are able to resume your career in science and compete with other great Nations.”
NPP consists of four units with a capacity of 5.6 MW. The UAE’s nuclear regulatory Agency has issued a license to operate the first unit of the company Nawah Energy Company.
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