• 63+
    GW installed
  • No. 1
    worldwide in nuclear power engineering
  • 78
    reactors in operation worldwide

Sharing our nuclear energy and decarbonization expertise

Nuclear energy allows to respond effectively and sustainably to growth in demand with safe, affordable, low-carbon electricity. EDF is the world’s leading nuclear operator with 78 reactors in operation and over 63 GW installed capacity.

MoU for cooperation on R&D in the nuclear energy sector in the Middle East

EDF and ENEC sign a MoU on R&D and clean hydrogen

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has signed a Letter of Intent with EDF to develop a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation on research and development (R&D) in the nuclear energy sector. The planned MoU will elevate the strategic partnership between the two entities through sharing global expertise and the latest advancements in the nuclear energy sector, as well as exploring the production of clean hydrogen powered by carbon-free nuclear energy. Since November 2018 EDF has provided (ENEC) operations and maintenance JV subsidiary Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) with a range of services. These include operational safety, radiation protection, fuel cycle management and environmental monitoring. Expertise is provided through engineering studies, on-site support, training and benchmarking sessions.

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Nawah Energy Company signs Maintenance and engineering services agreement (MESA) with Framatome

Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) to operate and maintain the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, signed a Maintenance and Engineering Services Agreement (MESA) with Framatome, EDF Subsidiary, an international leader in nuclear energy technologies. The signing took place during the 3rd annual eFusion event, which brings Emirati and French companies together to become part of the UAE’s nuclear industry supply chain.

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ENEC, GIFEN and EDF launch E-Fusion initiative in the Middle East

The E-Fusion Initiative aims at bringing together the French nuclear supply chain and Emirati companies around projects for the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program. The initiative is co-headed by the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and the French Nuclear Industry Association (GIFEN), as well as EDF. Jean-Bernard Levy, former EDF Chairman and CEO, said, "The UAE, and more broadly the Middle East, are of strategic importance for EDF’s business. We are proud to be one of the contributors, with our extensive know-how, to the success of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant project, and to support ENEC and Nawah."

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EDF support KSA on its nuclear strategy

To help Saudi Arabia in its human capacity building, EDF has welcomed in France several dozens of trainees and has signed a nuclear training agreement with Saudi Electricity Company (SEC). A MOU between French and Saudi governments has also been signed for a detailed feasibility study proposition on nuclear fields. Many cooperations have been organised for the development of a Saudi nuclear supply chain: study tours in France, workshops, training programmes, etc.

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EDF and ENEC sign MoU for R&D in the nuclear energy sector

Since November 2018 EDF has provided Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) with a large range of services EDF supports the JV subsidiary Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) in terms of operations and maintenance of the nuclear plant. The services provided include operational safety, radiation protection, fuel cycle management and environmental monitoring. Expertise is provided through engineering studies, on-site support, training and benchmarking sessions.

Developing nuclear energy in the Middle East

E-FUSION Initiative

EDF is supporting the “E-FUSION” initiative (Emirati French Industrial Supply Chain Initiative for Nuclear) which aims to promote the French nuclear supply-chain and to support French companies willing to develop their nuclear activities in the UAE.

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R&D in the nuclear energy sector

EDF and ENEC signed a Letter of Intent.

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