Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Unit 3 Star-up accelerates achievement of UAE net zero 2050
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced that its operating and maintenance subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) has successfully started up Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, located in the Al Dhafra Region of Abu Dhabi. The start-up of Unit 3 has been achieved one year after the start-up of Unit 2, with the next key milestone being the connection of Unit 3 to the national electricity grid in the coming weeks. Unit 4 is in the final stages of commissioning prior to completion of construction. When fully operational, the Plant will prevent 22.4 million tons of carbon emissions every year.