Nawah Energy Company receives Unit 1 Operating License from FANR

17 Feb 2020

Nawah is pleased to confirm that on 17 February 2020, received the Operating License for Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on 17 February 2020. The Operating License was received from the UAE’s independent nuclear regulator, the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), following and extensive safety-led assessment and inspection process to ensure Unit 1 and the certified teams that will operate and maintain the plant meet all regulatory requirements.

Nawah will now complete its final preparations in advance of commencing the safe loading of the first fuel assemblies into the reactor vessel of Unit 1, which is the first stage in the start-up process for operations.

A further announcement on this will be made in due course.