Power & Renewables

Middle East & Africa July 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Middle East & Africa

The United Arab Emirates’ first nuclear power plant moved closer to being commissioned following the signing of an agreement in late June for long-term maintenance with Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power. Construction work on the first 1.4 GW reactor at the Barakah plant was completed earlier this year, and the unit is scheduled to be commissioned by early 2020. Three further reactors are under construction and are scheduled to be commissioned between 2021 and 2023. The UAE has around 27 GW of installed generation capacity,...