The nuclear leader of the United Arab Emirates spoke of his pride after playing a key role in winning the security of the field around the world. Mohammed al-Hammadi has been a driving force behind the development of the country’s Barakah nuclear plant as chief executive and executive director of the Emirates Nuclear Power Corporation.
He is now the first person to be appointed president of the World Atomic Energy Operators Association from the Arab world. He was voted at the two-year general meeting of the organization in Prague.
Wano is a non-profit international organization that focuses on increasing the safety and reliability of the world’s commercial nuclear bands. It has more than 120 members responsible for operating more than 430 nuclear reactors worldwide.
Mr. Al Hammadi will lead the organization’s management team to provide its work to ensure the safe use of nuclear power.
According to Mr. Al Hammadi, the Barakah plant employs the best procedures and overall knowledge of the international nuclear sector. “The choice of Wano as the leader is a privilege, and the United Arab Emirates’ peaceful nuclear programme is yet another illustration of the faith the international community has in the success of nuclear energy on a global scale.”
The Barakah plant is at the center of the UAE’s efforts to improve clean energy and reduction emissions according to its broad 2050 net-zero targets. The four units of the Baraka plant will generate enough electricity to compensate for 25 percent of the country’s energy needs.
The latest milestone furnace came just a few weeks after operating. Unit 3 can provide 1,400 MW of emission-free energy, which helps to heal the UAE’s struggle against climate change.