The UAE’s nuclear regulatory authority granted the license needed to start the country’s first nuclear plant, paving the way for the Gulf state to be the first in the region to use nuclear power to generate electricity. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation issued the license to Nawah Energy Co., the operating and maintenance unit of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp., enabling it to commence operations of unit 1 of the Barakha Nuclear Energy Plant, ENEC said Monday in a statement. “Nawah will now complete its final preparations in advance of commencing the safe loading of the first fuel assemblies into the reactor vessel of Unit 1, which […]