The Czech government is preparing a new renewable energy law that will remove subsidies to most biomass power plants, Lidove Noviny reported, citing Environment Ministry spokeswoman Michaela Jendekova.
Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg met with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to discuss the construction of two additional reactors at the Temelin nuclear power plant, Lidove Noviny reported, citing Schwarzenberg.
OAO Gazprom sees potential in the German market after the country decided to exit nuclear power, Lidove Noviny reported, citing Alexei Miller , chief executive officer of the Russian gas-export monopoly
Solar power plants installed in the Czech Republic last year produced more electricity than expected because of sunny weather in March and April, Lidove Noviny reported, citing the country’s energy regulator.
Czech solar plants with total output of 1,727 megawatts were connected to the national grid by the end of 2010, an increase of 1,264 megawatts from a year ago, Lidove Noviny said, citing the data from the Energy Regulatory Office.
CEZ AS , the Czech Republic’s biggest power utility, got permission from the environment ministry to build a pipeline supplying heat from its Temelin nuclear plant to South Bohemia’s regional capital Ceske Budejovice, Lidove Noviny reported , citing Temelin spokesman Marek Svitak.
Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas is in a scrap to keep his job after prosecutors said one of his closest aides illegally ordered intelligence officers to spy on three people and was involved in a bribery case where ex- lawmakers were offered jobs at state-owned companies.
CEZ AS and Czech steelmakers such as ArcelorMittal Ostrava saved 10.5 million carbon dioxide credits worth 4 billion koruna ($246 million) last year which they can resell or use in the future, Lidove Noviny reported, citing European Commission records.