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UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program

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Uploaded on Aug 16, 2011

The UAE needs electricity to maintain its rapid economic growth.

In 2008 the UAE Government conducted an extensive study into the nation's growing energy demands and electricity generation capacity.

The study found that by 2020, the UAE's energy demand will rise to more than 40,000 MegaWatts -- a rate of 9% per year, which is three times the global average. With the existing and planned capacity to produce less than half of this demand, the UAE was faced with an urgent need to develop additional sources of energy.

The government reviewed multiple energy options -- oil, gas, coal, renewables and nuclear energy. These were assessed in terms of relative costs, the environment, security of supply, and the potential for long-term economic development.

Nuclear energy emerged as the right choice for the UAE because it is a safe, clean and proven technology, it's commercially viable, and it delivers significant volumes of base-load electricity.

Nuclear energy will diversify the nation's energy supply while ensuring our future energy security.

Investment in nuclear energy will also drive the growth of a major, high-tech industry in the UAE and provide high-value jobs for decades to come.

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