UAE Starts Second Barakah Plant As MENA Nuclear Pursuit Accelerates
Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) on 28 May began construction of UAE’s second nuclear power plant. Work is set to take five years, with 1.4gw Barakah-2 due for 2018 commercial start-up. ENEC said it will apply for an operating license for Barakah Units 1 and 2 in 2015. In March ENEC applied to UAE’s Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) for construction licenses...
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