The UAE’s long-awaited nuclear dawn may be imminent, with the start up of the first 1.4GW reactor potentially set for early 2020. Nuclear regulator FANR is looking to issue an operating license for the first of four reactors in a 5.6GW nuclear power plant nearing completion at Barakah, 50km west of Ruwais on Abu Dhabi’s gulf coast. FANR director-general Christer Viktorsson told Reuters on the sidelines of a public forum organized by state nuclear firm Enec on 27 November that...
UAE Eyes Early 2020 Nuclear Start-Up
Published on Fri, 29 Nov 2019 - Volume: 62 Issue: 48Print
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