ENEC to highlight positive impact of clean baseload electricity at the World Utilities Congress’ Nuclear Energy Forum
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) recently signed a strategic agreement with the World Utilities Congress. ENEC will play a central role in supporting the Nuclear Energy Leadership Forum, a key part of the overall Congress, which will address the future of low carbon power and water supplies.
Taking place on 09 and 10 May, the Forum will focus on the role of nuclear energy in tackling the parallel challenges of energy security and sustainability, the deployment of safe and reliable nuclear energy for clean electricity generation, technological advancements in nuclear energy, the latest updates in research and development of nuclear science and more.
The Forum will highlight how nuclear energy is a powerhouse for the sustainable development of the UAE and around the world, providing 24/7 baseload clean electricity today, and offering a bridge to new clean technologies such as SMR development, synthetic fuels and clean hydrogen.
The Forum will commence with a keynote address from Mohamed Al Hammadi, Managing Director and CEO, ENEC. The Forum will include panel discussions about delivering net zero with clean baseload technologies, formulating and implementing robust licensing and regulatory frameworks, and the successful delivery of the nuclear megaproject, the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant.
The Forum will kick off with a keynote address from Nasser Al Nasseri, CEO, Barakah One Company, ENEC’s subsidiary managing the commercial interests of the Barakah Plant.
The Forum will also discuss the importance of attracting talent for the clean energy transition, and new avenues in nuclear supply chain management.