Nuclear Power

13 Sep 2021

2nd Reactor in UAE's Barakah Nuclear Power Plant Comes Online

13 Sep 2021  by   

The Barakah nuclear power station in the United Arab Emirates began operating its second reactor, the Abu Dhabi government media office said on Friday.

The Barakah Nuclear Power Plant in the UAE | Screenshot: International Atomic Energy Agency

The first reactor started commercial operations in April.

When completed, Barakah, which is being built by Korea Electric Power Corp, will have four reactors with a total capacity of 5,600 megawatts, equivalent to about 25% of the UAE's peak demand.

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