Unit 3, once commercially operational, will add another 1,400 megawatts of zero-carbon emission electricity capacity to the national grid
The UAE is the first country in the Arab region to operate a nuclear power plant
The announcement comes within five months of the start of commercial operations of Unit 1
The UAE had previously held the seat from 2010-2012, from 2013 to 2015 and then again from 2016 to 2018
The four units at Barakah will generate up to 25 per cent of the UAE’s electricity demand
The UAE is the first Arab country, and the 33rd nation globally, to produce nuclear energy
ENEC is currently in the final stages of construction of units 2, 3 and 4 of the plant, while the overall construction of four units is more than 94 per cent complete
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