Key Figures

Through 60 years of experience, starting from zero basis in nuclear, Korea is more than familiar with the difficulties when adopting nuclear technology or expanding the industry.

South Korea is among the world's most prominent nuclear energy countries, and exports its technology widely.
From 2009, it is currently involved in the building of the UAE's first nuclear power plant, total 5.6 GWe (APR1400 × 4 Units), at Barakah.
  • Reactors in Operation

    1
    1,345 MWe
  • Reactors under Construction

    3
    4,035 MWe
  • Permanent Shutdown Reactors

    0
    0 MWe
Reactors operating in the UAE
  • In Operation
  • Under Construction
  • Permanent Shutdown
  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
  • #4
Reactors in Operation - 1 Units
REACTOR NAME LOCATION TYPE MODEL REFERENCE UNIT
POWER (MW)
GROSS ELECTRICAL
CAPACITY (MW)
CONSTRUCTION
START DATE
FIRST GRID
CONNECTION
Barakah-1 Ruwais, UAE PWR APR-1400 1,345 1,400 2012-07-19 2020-08-19
Source: IAEA PRIS, Oct., 2020
Reactors Under Construction - 3 Units
REACTOR NAME LOCATION TYPE MODEL REFERENCE UNIT
POWER (MW)
GROSS ELECTRICAL
CAPACITY (MW)
CONSTRUCTION
START DATE
FIRST GRID
CONNECTION
Barakah-2 Ruwais, UAE PWR APR-1400 1,340 1,400 2013-04-16 -
Barakah-3 Ruwais, UAE PWR APR-1400 1,340 1,400 2014-09-24 -
Barakah-4 Ruwais, UAE PWR APR-1400 1,340 1,400 2015-07-30 -
Source: IAEA PRIS, Oct., 2020