Established in 2016 as a Joint Venture subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) is in charge of operating and maintaining Units 1 to 4 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, the first nuclear energy plant in the UAE and the Arab World, located in the Al Dhafra Region, Abu Dhabi.
Nawah harnesses 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 up to 5,600 megawatts of energy from the four units at Barakah, supplying approximately 25% of the UAE’s electricity requirements.
Dedicated to protecting the environment and supporting the UAE Government’s plans to boost clean energy across the Emirates, Nawah will be reducing the UAE’s carbon dioxide emissions by 21 million tons annually.
Nawah is a multinational, multicultural and Emirati-led company, fostering the next generation of nuclear energy leaders in the UAE. Nawah is providing top national and international talent with a diverse, fast-paced and dynamic work environment where they can grow and develop.
Nawah Energy Company is a Private Joint Stock Company (PJSC), established after the signing of a Joint Venture Agreement between Nawah’s Shareholders, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) (82%) and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) (18%).