Abu Dhabi: Celebrating the last historic milestone for the UAE when Barakah Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 went into commercial operation, the nation’s most important landmarks have been illuminated to mark this achievement. Unit 1 of the Barakah factory, as well as the main buildings, bridges and monuments were lit in green and displayed animations to illustrate the clean and “ green ” electricity which is now produced by the factory. from Barakah and supplied to the UAE’s power grid, as part of a new era of clean electricity for the nation.
Barakah Unit 1 produces 1,400 MW of emission-free electricity 24/7 to power homes and businesses across the UAE.
Once fully operational, the four Barakah units being developed by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) in the Al Dhafra region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, will supply up to 25% of electricity needs. of the country, which is enough to light more than half of a million homes. At the same time, the Barakah plant will prevent 21 million tonnes of carbon emissions each year, which is equivalent to removing 3.2 million cars from the country’s roads each year.