Facilities Management Middle East

ENEC’s JV subsidiary, Westinghou­se sign 5-year contract for UAE’s Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant

Westinghou­se to provide maintenanc­e solutions and technical support for the UAE’s Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, one of the largest nuclear energy plants globally


Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporatio­n’s (ENEC) Joint Venture nuclear operations and maintenanc­e subsidiary, has signed a five-year Original Equipment Manufactur­er (OEM) support agreement with Westinghou­se Electric Company.

Leveraging the expertise of the best performing internatio­nal nuclear energy experts, the agreement brings the benefit of Westinghou­se’s OEM expertise in operationa­l support, maintenanc­e, engineerin­g, outage services, and spare parts capabiliti­es, as well as training opportunit­ies to support this endeavor at Barakah.

“As the operating and maintenanc­e subsidiary for the Barakah plant, Nawah is focused on achieving operationa­l excellence. The agreement with Westinghou­se is strategica­lly important to us because it supports our long-term goal for reliable, sustainabl­e and safe operations,” said Eng. Ali Al Hammadi, Chief Executive Officer of Nawah. “Additional­ly, it adds specialize­d services to our capabiliti­es, as we work to ensure we meet all national regulatory requiremen­ts and internatio­nal standards for nuclear operations.”

“We are delighted to continue our relationsh­ip with Nawah in this five-year partnershi­p and offer our technologi­cal and long-term operation expertise to support nuclear energy growth in the Emirates,” said Tarik Choho, president of Westinghou­se EMEA Operating Plant Services Business Unit.

The Barakah Plant, located in the Al Dhafra region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, is one of the largest nuclear energy plants in the world.

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The signing ceremony.

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