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Czech energy strategy embraces nuclear without 'subsidies'

Nuclear Policies

20 May 2015

The share of nuclear power in the Czech Republic's electricity generation mix is expected to rise from about 35% currently to between 46% and 58% by 2040. The target is part of the pro-nuclear elements of a long-term energy strategy - ASEK, according to its Czech acronym - which the country's trade and industry ministry published yesterday.

Czech Republic and Jordan agree to cooperate in nuclear power

New Nuclear

11 February 2015

The Czech Republic and Jordan have agreed to cooperate in the peaceful development of nuclear power with the signing of a memorandum of understanding during Czech President Miloš Zeman's visit to the Middle Eastern country.

Remediation of Czech mining legacy gets funding boost

Energy and Environment

12 January 2015

The Czech government plans to invest CZK4.5 billion ($188 million) over the next two years on remediation work to address the Cold War legacy of uranium mining in Stráž pod Ralskem.

TVEL sending secondary neutron sources to Temelin in April

Uranium and Fuel

20 February 2015

TVEL, the Russian nuclear fuel manufacturer, plans to export the first batch of nuclear fuel elements with secondary neutron sources to the Temelin nuclear power plant in the Czech Republic in April.

CEZ should fund new reactor projects, says government report

Nuclear Policies

20 January 2015

Government plans for the further development of nuclear power in the Czech Republic suggest that CEZ should be the main investor in the construction of new reactors.

CEZ expresses interest in Slovenské Elektrárne


20 November 2014

State-owned Czech utility CEZ has sent an expression of interest for a 66% stake in Slovak utility Slovenské Elektrárne, which is currently owned by Italy's Enel, CEZ spokesperson Barbora Pulpanov told World Nuclear News today. The Slovak economy ministry holds the remaining 34% stake.