A Nuclear Newcomer - Interview with Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi [2:31 min] 14 June 2013
At today's growth rate the United Arab Emirates expects domestic demand for electricity to double by 2020. To meet these demands the government of this oil-rich nation had to re-think its energy policy. Extensive studies concluded that nuclear power was the best way forward. Ambassador Hamad Al Kaabi, Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates to the IAEA, discusses his country's decision to introduce nuclear power.