Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said that he want a decision on financing the contruction of a new unit at CEZ’ nuclear power plant Dukovany by the end of the year.
CEZ has refused to invest in new units without some form of state support and has instead proposed spinning off its renewables and energy services businesses to investors, leaving traditional sources like coal and nuclear in state hands. The company, in which the state holds 70 % stake, operates two nuclear power plants in Dukovany and Temelin which together covered 38 % of Czech energy needs last year.
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Tags: CEZ, Czech Republic, Dukovany, electricity, NPP, nuclear, Region