Unit 1 is more than 80% complete, whilst Unit 2 is almost 60% complete, according to ENEC
The addition of this ENEC
certification further broadens Wilspec's certification portfolio, emphasizing the company's dedication to engineered product quality, safety, and reliability.
The UAE government has made ENEC
an independent agency and has given it sole responsibility for implementing the federation's nuclear energy programme.
on Sunday hosted a group of delegates of the NNIC at Barakah, the selected site of the UAE peaceful nuclear energy program for a site tour.
The fact that HILALCO has been able to win an international tender of this magnitude is an important achievement for the Emirati industry," said Yagoob Al Shehhi, ENEC
Executive Director of Procurement and Supply Chain.
The release of the opinion polls came just before two public meetings organised by ENEC
this week to reassure residents that the nuclear plants will be safe.
is seeking to deliver safe, clean, efficient nuclear energy to the UAE by 2017, as this follows operating a nuclear station each year to come to four stations at Barakah units by 2021, Al-Hammadi noted, adding that the corporation is to submit a construction license request for the third and fourth stations at end of current year.
, which plans to build four nuclear reactors at a cost of around $20 billion, is in talks to buy fuel from a number of countries including Australia and Russia.
This is an important milestone in the continued progress and delivery of ENEC
s second unit, which is scheduled to come online approximately one year after the first unit, which will be in 2017, said Mohamed Al Hammadi, ENEC
I am extremely proud to be here today at Barakah to witness this momentous occasion as ENEC
enters a new phase of development by delivering the only nuclear energy construction site in the world to have four identical nuclear reactors underway simultaneously," said Al Mazrouei.
That review prompted ENEC
to propose some design changes, such as adding watertight doors in certain areas, but no major adjustments were needed, Travers added.
The short and medium-term options are there," a spokesman for ENEC
told Reuters on Tuesday.