Barakah: UAE starts up Arab world’s first nuclear plant – BBC News

Nuclear fission has begun in one of four reactors at the Barakah plant, which uses South Korean technology. The plant was due to open in 2017 but start-up was delayed for what officials said were safety requirements. The oil-rich UAE wants Barakah to meet a quarter of its energy needs, as it adopts more sustainable energy sources.

Barakah: UAE starts up Arab world’s first nuclear plant – BBC News