UAE announces successful start up of first nuclear plant in Arab world

Times of Israel | Aug 1, 2020 at 2:39 PM
  • The United Arab Emirates on Saturday announced the startup of its Barakah nuclear power plant, a first for the Arab world.
  • The UAE has been constructing four nuclear reactors at its Barakah power plant, the Arab world’s first nuclear power station.
  • The UAE started loading fuel rods into the reactor at Barakah in February, after regulators gave the green light for the first of the plant’s four reactors, opening the way for commercial operations.