The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation is the entity responsible for the deployment, ownership and operation of nuclear energy plants in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).ENEC was established by decree in December 2009 by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, to address the country’s growing demand for electricity while diversifying the nation’s energy supply and delivering greater energy security.The organization is constructing the country’s first nuclear energy reactors in Barakah, in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi, and by 2020, the site will be home to four APR-1400 nuclear energy plants. Unit 1 is scheduled to enter commercial operations in 2017, with one additional reactor coming online each year until 2020 – pending regulatory approvals.
Construction for Unit 1 began in July 2012 following the first pouring of nuclear safety concrete, and for Unit 2 in May 2013, in line with the approved Construction License from ENEC’s national regulator the Federal Authority of Nuclear Regulation (FANR) and a No Objection Certificate from Abu Dhabi’s environmental regulator, the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD).Major milestones in the development of the program so far include the completion and installation of the Containment Liner Plate (CLP) in the Unit 1 Reactor Containment Building (RCB) in November 2013; the installation of the Unit 1 Condenser in February 2014; and the setting of the nation’s first nuclear energy Reactor Vessel (RV) in May 2014.
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