New Projects, Reactors

Lloyd’s Register Energy, Lightbridge help new nuclear builds in UAE

Lloyd’s Register Energy and Lightbridge Corp. won a contract to support the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) in providing construction oversight and related technical services for new nuclear power plants in the United Arab Emirates.

FANR is the nuclear licensing and regulations body over activities in the UAE. Lloyd’s Register Energy will provide a series of work packages around project management, construction inspection and oversight services. These include design verification, inspection plans, quality assurance and vendor inspection during site construction, installation and commissioning.

The UAE is planning its first nuclear power plant by 2017.

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