CEA and ENEC sign a new agreement [ar] [fr]

By collaborating with ENEC, which manages the development of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, the CEA is sharing its expertise to support the UAE’s nuclear R&D program, in parallel with providing its experience in operational safety for nuclear plants.

JPEG

On May 20th, 2020, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of Research and Development (R&D) to support the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program.

The MoU establishes a partnership that supports ENEC and its operating and maintenance subsidiary Nawah Energy Company, the operator of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, to benefit from CEA’s expertise and facilities to support their R&D strategy, as well as capacity building in accordance with the UAE’s national objectives.

This Memorandum of Understanding also covers cooperation in the fields of nuclear fuel, radioactive waste management and nuclear safety. Although the duration of the MoU is three years, the agreement is part of a long-term France-United Arab Emirates (UAE) partnership for cooperation in the peaceful nuclear energy sector.

By collaborating with ENEC, which manages the development of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, the CEA is sharing its expertise to support the UAE’s nuclear R&D program, in parallel with providing its experience in operational safety for nuclear plants.

This MoU is part of the intergovernmental cooperation agreement for the development of the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, signed in January 2008 between France and the UAE.

publié le 27/05/2020

top of the page