UAE nuclear energy firm Enec announced on 7 December that the 1.4GW Unit 1 of the four-reactor plant under construction at Barakah in Abu Dhabi has been running at its full rated capacity and is on track for commercial operation “in early 2021.”

The Nawah JV of Enec and Korean contractor Kepco connected Barakah-1 to the grid in August. Before the plant begins commercial operation, it will be shut down for a check outage “for several months.” (CONTINUED - 189 WORDS)