The Emirates Nuclear Vitality Company (ENEC) was hosted by the US-UAE Enterprise Council and the Nuclear Vitality Institute (NEI) at a enterprise briefing roundtable in Washington DC this week.
Mohamed Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Managing Director and Chief Government Officer of ENEC, spoke in regards to the not too long ago launched Web Zero Nuclear platform forward of COP28. He supplied updates on the UAE’s Pacific Nuclear Vitality Programme, the broader imaginative and prescient for ENEC and its future focus, and mentioned alternatives for potential collaboration with US firms throughout the rising nuclear vitality business.
The briefing session additionally highlighted the vital position of nuclear vitality within the US-UAE Partnership to Speed up Clear Vitality (PACE) and at COP28, which the UAE will host for 2 weeks in Dubai from November 30 this yr. Al Hammadi highlighted ENEC’s position as a number one clear vitality firm with a mission to harness the immense potential of nuclear vitality for a cleaner, resilient and optimistic future. Along with the ample and dependable clear electrical energy generated on the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, ENEC is working to facilitate innovation and growth of nuclear-generated clear vitality applied sciences to speed up international decarbonization. Al Hammadi defined that the Barakah plant represents solely a fraction of ENEC’s broader strategic pursuits, with the primary focus now on R&D in areas corresponding to SMRs, superior reactors, hydrogen and different clear molecules.
In the course of the roundtable, Mohamed Al Braiki, Director of Technique and Planning for ENEC, highlighted how ENEC additionally provides consultancy providers to profit from ENEC’s important expertise in bringing a brand new nuclear vitality program into business service in an environment friendly time-frame, to the very best requirements. of nuclear security and high quality.
US-UAE Enterprise Council President Danny Seabright is now an envoy for Web Zero Nuclear, an initiative for motion and advocacy for the position of nuclear vitality in attaining international clear vitality safety. The initiative was launched on the opening of the World Nuclear Symposium, which happened in London earlier this month, whereas a US briefing happened on the sidelines of the UN Local weather Week in New York earlier this week. Web Zero Nuclear was launched by the World Nuclear Affiliation (WNA) and ENEC with the help of the Worldwide Atomic Vitality Company’s (IAEA) Atoms4NetZero initiative. Web Zero Nuclear requires unprecedented collaboration between authorities, business leaders and civil society to triple international nuclear capability and obtain carbon neutrality by 2050.