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Barakah nuclear power plant.

2020 AUG 3

Preliminary   > Science and Technology   >   Energy   >   Places in news


  • The United Arab Emirates has launched operations at the Barakah nuclear power plant.

About the power plant:

  • The Barakah nuclear power plant is the United Arab Emirates's first nuclear power station.
  • It is also the first nuclear power station in the Arabian Peninsula, and the first commercial nuclear power station in the Arab World.
  • It consists of four APR-1400 nuclear reactors (one completed) developed by Korea Electric Power Corporation.
  • Total capacity is 5,600 MW which is intended to supply up to 25% of UAE's energy needs.


Barakah nuclear power plant is located in:
(b)United Arab Emirates
(c)Saudi Arabia

Answer to prelims question