Timeline

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.

Apr 1
2008
APRIL 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.
Oct 1
2009
OCTOBER 2009UAE Adopted its Federal Nuclear Law
Dec 1
2009
DECEMBER 2009Launch of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, Prime Contractor Selected
Apr 1
2010
APRIL 2010Initial Drilling
Jul 18
2012
JULY 2012Pouring of Safety Related Concrete to Unit 1
Jul 1
2014
JULY 2014Reactor Vessel Setting
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