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  • ADNOC Distribution Joins Key UAE Suppliers Qualified to Provide Nuclear Quality Products for Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

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  • Nawah Energy Company appoints Ali Al Hammadi as Chief Executive Officer

    Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the Joint Venture nuclear operations and maintenance subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), announced today the appointment of Eng. Ali Al Hammadi, as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

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  • Nawah Energy Company Receives Operating License for Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, and commences fuel load

    Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) responsible for operating and maintaining the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, has received the Operating License for Unit 1 from the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR). Following receipt, Nawah has commenced loading the first nuclear fuel assemblies as the initial step in the process towards safely and gradually commencing operations and subsequent generation of clean electricity.

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  • Nawah Energy Company receives Unit 1 Operating License from FANR

    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.

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  • World Association of Nuclear Operators Confirms Barakah Unit 1 Readiness for Start Up

    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), and its subsidiary Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), announced today that an extensive operational readiness assessment performed by an international team of nuclear industry experts from the Atlanta Center of the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) has concluded that Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in Abu Dhabi is ready to start up.

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  • ENEC welcomes visit by senior Emiratis to headquarters in Abu Dhabi

    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has hosted a visiting group of 50 senior Emiratis, members of the Sharjah Social Services Department branch in Dibba Al-Hisn, at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi. The group had previously expressed interest in learning about the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program and visiting ENEC’s headquarters.

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  • ENEC Hosts Knowledge Sharing Forum Focused on Business Continuity Management

    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has hosted a Knowledge Sharing Forum in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The forum convened representatives and delegates from a diverse range of UAE government entities. Attendees learned about latest best practice in business continuity management within the peaceful nuclear energy industry and how these best practices can be implemented across other sectors.

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  • Al Dhafra residents learn about nuclear energy and Barakah plant progress at ENEC public forum

    More than 300 residents, students and stakeholders attended a public forum organized by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) at the Baynounah Educational Complex in Madinat Zayed, Abu Dhabi.

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  • ENEC cooperates with Make-A-Wish Foundation UAE host ill children during Universal Children’s Day

    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), in cooperation with the Make-A-Wish Foundation UAE, hosted a group of children suffering from a number of chronic illnesses who have dreams of becoming engineers. The event took place in recognition of Universal Children’s Day on 20 November 2019 and is the result of ENEC’s commitment to corporate social responsibility and humanitarianism.

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  • FANR Certifies second group of UAE National Nuclear Reactor Operators

    The second group of 38 multinational Senior Reactor Operators (SROs) and Reactor Operators (ROs) of the Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the operational subsidiary of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), have been officially certified by the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), the UAE’s independent nuclear regulator.

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  • Nawah Energy Company signs Long-term Maintenance Service Agreement with KHNP & KPS

    Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the subsidiary created by Joint Venture partners Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) to operate and maintain the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, has today signed a Long Term Maintenance Services Agreement (LTMSA) with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power (KHNP), supported by KEPCO Plant Service & Engineering (KPS)

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  • Nawah Energy Company signs Maintenance Service Agreement with Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction

    Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the subsidiary created by Joint Venture partners Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) to operate and maintain the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, has signed a Maintenance Service Agreement (MSA) with Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (DHIC), a subsidiary of the Doosan Group, for the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant.

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  • Paul A. Harden Appointed Chief Nuclear Officer of Nawah Energy Company

    The Board of Directors of Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the joint venture nuclear operating subsidiary formed by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), announced today the appointment of Mr. Paul A. Harden as the company’s new Chief Nuclear Officer (CNO).

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  • Nawah Energy Company Establishes World’s First Nuclear Language Proficiency Standards

    Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the operator of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in the Al Dhafra Region of Abu Dhabi, has become the first company in the world to develop English language standards for nuclear plant operations.

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  • Next phase of preparations for Barakah Unit 1 Nuclear Operations starts

    Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the operator of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in the Al Dhafra Region of Abu Dhabi, has entered the next phase of preparation for nuclear operations. With construction of Unit 1 recently completed by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Joint Venture partner, the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO),

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