ENEC’s Nawah signs five-year OEM contract for Barakah plant
Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) joint venture subsidiary for nuclear operations and maintenance, has signed a five-year Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) support contract for the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant.
Westinghouse Electric Company, based in Pennsylvania, has secured the deal.
As part of the agreement, Westinghouse will make its expertise in the areas of operational support, maintenance, engineering, outage services and spare parts available to the plant. In addition, it offers further training opportunities.
Closely. Ali Al Hammadi, CEO of Nawah, said, “As the operations and maintenance subsidiary of the Barakah plant, Nawah is focused on operational excellence.
The agreement with Westinghouse is strategically important for us as it supports our long-term goal of reliable, sustainable and safe operations. “
Tarik Choho, President of the Westinghouse EMEA Operating Plant Services Business Unit, stated: “We will offer our technological and long-term operational know-how to support the growth of nuclear energy in the Emirates.”
Located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi, Barakah Nuclear Power Plant is one of the largest nuclear power plants in the world with four identical APR-1400 units.
At the beginning of this year, unit 1 of the Barakah power plant began operating, which generates up to 1,400 MW of clean electricity.