Barakah Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 Starts Commercial Operation

- Toshiba Supplied 52-inch Steam Turbine and Generator -


Nuclear Power

Order received / delivery

May 26 2021

Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation

KAWASAKI, JAPAN―Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (hereafter “Toshiba ESS”) today announced that Barakah nuclear power plant Unit 1 which is a commercial nuclear power plant of Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation in the United Arab Emirates, has just started commercial operation this time.
Toshiba ESS has designed and manufactured steam turbine, generator and auxiliary equipment of Barakah nuclear power plant Unit 1.

Barakah nuclear power plant Unit 1 uses Korean designed 1,400MW class PWR (APR-1400). Toshiba ESS has delivered its main model 52-inch turbine and generator to Korea Electric Power Corporation (hereafter “KEPCO”), the main EPC* contractor through Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction which is in charge of turbine system.
Toshiba ESS has also completed delivery to KEPCO the order of large breaking capacity 80kA 400kV Gas circuit switch gear and related equipment in switchyard next to Barakah nuclear power plant.

The nuclear development and usage plan of the United Arab Emirates has started since 2009. Barakah nuclear power plant will contribute for energy security and carbon neutral to supply approximately 5,600MW electricity in total by 4 units. The four units are expected to generate 25% of the total national power demand of the UAE.

Toshiba promotes efforts in a wide range of business domains, including construction / maintenance / support for the restart, decommissioning and dismantlement of nuclear power plants, fuel cycle, and future energy source development, such as next generation reactors and fast reactors. The company contributes to energy sustainability, security, and protection of the global environment with our businesses.

Toshiba ESS will continue to supply main equipment for international nuclear power plants. Through the nuclear businesses, Toshiba ESS will contribute to the safety and stability of energy supply while minimizing the environmental impact.

* EPC: Engineering, Procurement and Construction

Outline of the Project

Plant Name Barakah Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 Customer

Korea Electric Power Corporation(KEPCO)- Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.

Plant Capacity 1,400 MW
Type of Reactor Vessel APR1400

Overview of Barakah Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1

Overview of Barakah Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1

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