The UAE, OPEC’s third-largest oil producer, started producing nuclear energy from a 1.4 GW nuclear reactor, becoming the first country in the Gulf to use such a source for power generation.  Nawah Energy Co. started up Unit 1 of the Barakah nuclear energy plant in the oil-rich emirate of Abu Dhabi., its parent Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. said Aug. 1 in a statement. The start-up follows the granting of the operating license from the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulations in February, and the completion of fuel assembly loading in March, it said. “After several weeks and conducting numerous safety tests, Unit 1 will […]