Energy

    287 11kV substations commissioned in H1 2022: DEWA

    DUBAI, 24th July, 2022 (WAM) — Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has commissioned 287 11kV substations in Dubai in the first half of 2022. This is part of its efforts to provide a state-of-the-art infrastructure according to the highest international standards. These stations are primarily in Al Merkad, Jabal Ali First, Saih Shuaib 2, […]

    Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant provides clean electricity, solution for climate change while meeting peak summer electricity demand
    07 Jul 2022

    ABU DHABI, 6th July, 2022 (WAM) — Energy security has rapidly become the number one priority for nations around the world in light of current geopolitical issues leading to rapidly escalating energy prices. These rises, coupled with spiralling inflation, are adding pressure to many national energy systems around the world and the knock-on impact for […]

    Shamma bint Sultan joins Atlantic Council’s Women Leaders in Energy and Climate Fellowship
    02 Jul 2022

    WASHINGTON, D.C., 29th June, 2022 (WAM) — The Atlantic Council Global Energy Centre recently announced the selection of its fourth class of fellows for its Women Leaders in Energy and Climate Fellowship, which saw UAE’s Sheikha Shamma bint Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan be named as the first woman from the GCC to be part […]

    DEWA launches Automatic Smart Grid Restoration System

    DUBAI, 27th June, 2022 (WAM) — Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced the launch of an Automatic Smart Grid Restoration System (ASGR), the first of its kind in the MENA region, to increase the control, management, and monitoring of its power network. The system works around the clock without any human intervention. It […]

    UAE joins ‘International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy’
    23 Jun 2022

    ABU DHABI, 20th June, 2022 (WAM) — The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure announced the fact that the UAE has joined the International Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells in the Economy (IPHE), a new achievement added to the UAE’s long track record as a pioneer in the field of energy. The agreement was signed […]

    DoE adopts innovative policies to achieve Abu Dhabi’s vision for more sustainable future: Undersecretary
    22 Jun 2022

    ABU DHABI, 20th June, 2022 (WAM) — The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) is adopting innovative policies to achieve its vision for a more sustainable future, said Ahmed Al Rumaithi, Undersecretary of the DoE. He revealed that the DoE is currently working on developing the Abu Dhabi Hydrogen Policy and Regulatory Framework, including the […]

    Hamdan bin Zayed lauds continuous achievements at Barakah Nuclear Power Plant
    21 Jun 2022

    ABU DHABI, 19th June, 2022 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, emphasised that the UAE is continuing to enhance its unique model to diversify energy sources and move towards environmentally friendly energy sources, to fulfil its international obligations regarding climate change phenomena, and achieve the objectives […]

    FANR’s inspectors at Barakah Nuclear Power Plant will oversee process to ensure it is completed according to regulatory requirements: FANR
    20 Jun 2022

    ABU DHABI, 19th June, 2022 (WAM) — The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) emphasised that the Operating License, issued by FANR on 17th June, 2022, authorises the Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) to commission and operate the Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant with an estimated duration of 60 years. In a statement […]

    Fuel Load commences at Unit 3 of Barakah Plant after receipt of Operating License from FANR
    20 Jun 2022

    ABU DHABI, 19th June, 2022 (WAM) — The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced today that its operating and maintenance subsidiary Nawah Energy Company has received the Operating License from the UAE’s Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) for Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, and the process of loading fuel assemblies into […]

    FANR issues Operating Licence for Unit 3 of Barakah Nuclear Power Plant
    19 Jun 2022

    ABU DHABI, 17th June, 2022 (WAM) — The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), the UAE’s independent nuclear regulator, has today issued the Operating Licence for Unit 3 of the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant to Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation’s (ENEC) subsidiary responsible for the operation of the nuclear power plant […]