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Barakah nuclear Unit 1 now 57% complete

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. (ENEC) said the first unit of the Barakah nuclear power plant is more than halfway finished.

The four planned APR1400 units are scheduled to be commercially operational with Unit 1 scheduled to be completed in 2017, and the remaining units to come online between 2018-2020. Construction on Unit 1 is about 57 percent complete, ENEC said in Gulf Business. Construction on Unit 2 is underway, and ENEC recently received regulatory approval to begin construction on units 3 and 4.

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