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The United Arab Emirates announced that it expanded its nuclear power plant, which was the first to be established in the Arab world. The Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant now produces a total 2,800 megawatts of total electricity, doubling the previous output. While oil and gas still dominate the energy production of the UAE, the country is looking to expand its renewable energy alternatives, even positing a target of the Barakah plant producing 85% of the state’s clean energy by 2025. 

UAE expands nuclear power plant, doubles electricity production

The United Arab Emirates announced that it expanded its nuclear power plant, which was the first to be established in the Arab world. The Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant now produces a total 2,800 megawatts of total electricity, doubling the previous output. While oil and gas still dominate the energy production of the UAE, the country is looking to expand its renewable energy alternatives, even positing a target of the Barakah plant producing 85% of the state’s clean energy by 2025. 

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