Czech nuclear envoy says decisions on new units needed by Q1


  • World
  • Wednesday, 06 Sep 2017

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech government should decide early next year how to build and fund new nuclear reactors to replace coal-fired and nuclear units that will shut down over the next two decades, the country's special envoy for nuclear energy said.

Options include utility CEZ, which is 70 percent state owned, making the investment with some form of state support or the state providing the funding and potentially taking over some company assets, Jan Stuller told Reuters.

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