Barakah Supports UAE Sustainability Goals, Says Minister of Energy
Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, said that the start-up of Unit 3 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant plays a key role in promoting the transition to safe and environmentally friendly energy sources as parte of UAE sustainability vision and strategy.
In statements to the Emirates News Agency , Al Mazrouei said that Barakah plants contribute to reducing carbon footprint of the energy sector and play an effective role in maintaining and sustaining energy supplies, as the plants are a long-term investment to increase reliance on the clean ones.
Al Mazrouei pointed out the successful strategy of the UAE that looks to the future by preparing proactive plans, as the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Programme which aims to achieve the country's goals regarding energy security, sustainability, and climate neutrality by 2050.
He added that the UAE has demonstrated its success in developing the peaceful nuclear programme and is continuing its approach towards diversifying environmentally friendly energy sources by studying and introducing new future programmes.