His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, during the Cabinet of Ministers meeting at Barakah Nuclear Power Plant in April 9 2017.

Units 1 & 2 and Barakah Nuclear Power Plant

About Nawah

Established in 2016, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) will operate and maintain Units 1 to 4 at the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant, the first nuclear energy plant in the UAE and the region, located in the Al Dhafra Region, Abu Dhabi.

Nawah, the world’s newest nuclear operator, will harness the power of nuclear energy to provide a safe, reliable, clean and sustainable supply of low-carbon electricity to contribute to the UAE’s social and economic development and enhance the quality of life for generations to come.

With safety as its overriding priority, and in adherence to the highest international standards in the nuclear industry, Nawah will generate 5,300 megawatts of energy from 2020 onwards, supplying approximately 25% of the UAE’s electricity requirements.

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We are accountable for our actions and decisions. We maintain personal accountability for all employees, including members of the senior management and leadership team

We engage employees to enhance teamwork, coordinate strategies and help realize the company’s vision and mission.

Safety is the overriding priority at Nawah Energy Company. We design and execute world-class safety and security processes and systems ensuring the safety of the public, our employees and the environment.

We listen to and respect the opinions, expertise and cultural traditions of others. We are accountable for our work, our business and our actions. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

We are open, transparent, factual and accurate in our communication.

We work in an efficient and effective manner and continuously strive to improve our capabilities, processes and cost effectiveness. We responsibly manage our funds and rigorously manage our work to ensure we meet our commitment to deliver safe, clean, reliable and efficient electricity to the UAE.

Nawah Timeline

UAE Publishes the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy Policy

UAE Adopts its Federal Nuclear Law

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation’s (ENEC) selects its Prime Contractor

Initial Drilling

Pouring of Safety Related Concrete – Unit 1

Pouring of Safety Related Concrete – Unit 2

Reactor Vessel Setting – Unit 1

Reactor Vessel Setting – Unit 2

Fuel Load Readiness – Unit 1*

Fuel Load – Unit 1*

Completion of Unit 1*

Completion of Unit 2*

Completion of Unit 3*

Completion of Unit 4*

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Yearly Achievements
UAE electricity produced
5300MW
different nationalities
40
workforce who are female
20%