The late-2020 start-up of Abu Dhabi’s Barakah nuclear power plant has transformed the emirate’s power sector. Despite a 9% annual increase in power generation last year, the power sector burned less hydrocarbons than in any year since 2014 according to state offtaker Ewec.

Ewec purchases power from Abu Dhabi’s fleet of power plants as well as two plants in Fujairah with a combined power generation capacity of nearly 3GW. Overall, Ewec’s fleet of power plants have a capacity of 18.72GW. (CONTINUED - 714 WORDS)