The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has developed a detailed work structure for the proposed UAE nuclear power plants at Braka, the preferred site, in conjunction with our partners from the Korea Electric Power Corporation team.
Unit 1 is expected to begin providing electricity to the grid in 2017. Plans are for the following three units to be completed in 2018, 2019 and 2020. These dates are subject to regulatory approval from the UAE Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation.
2008APRIL 2008Publication of the UAE Policy on the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy: the Policy is built on the most exacting standards of safety, transparency and security, making the UAE a role model for nuclear energy development worldwide.
2009OCTOBER 2009UAE Adopted its Federal Nuclear Law
2009DECEMBER 2009Launch of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, Prime Contractor Selected
2010APRIL 2010Initial Drilling
2012JULY 2012Pouring of Safety Related Concrete to Unit 1
2014JULY 2014Reactor Vessel Setting