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Barakah nuclear power plant takes a big step forward to delivering UAE's clean energy future  (19 February 2020)

Barakah nuclear power plant takes a big step forward to delivering UAE's clean energy future (19 February 2020)

Barakah unit 1has received its operating license, giving the go-ahead for 60 years of operations. Agneta Rising, Director General, World Nuclear Association commented, “This is a big step towards the start-up of Barakah, which will soon supply clean and reliable electricity to the UAE for generations to come.”

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Speech made at the IAEA International Conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power

Speech made at the IAEA International Conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power

Agneta Rising's speech at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) International Conference on Climate Change and the Role of Nuclear Power, in Vienna on October 2019, highlighted the need for governments to take action to create the conditions needed to allow nuclear energy to deliver its potential.

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