The UAE's Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant generated the first megawatts of clean and eco-friendly electricity in the Arab world.

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba Statement on Successful Startup of Unit 1 at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

August 3, 2020 – UAE Embassy

On August 3rd, Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba recognized the startup of Unit 1 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant as a major milestone for the UAE’s Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program. Spotlighting the historic US-UAE 123 agreement, he reflected on the UAE’s unwavering commitment to nuclear safety and applauded all those who made this achievement possible.