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Czech power giant ČEZ 2011 profit slips, overshoots expectations

Daniel Beneš was Roman’s right-hand man at ČEZ

ČEZ announces last quarter 2011 and full-year results, which are down on 2010 but better than the power giant had been hoping for

Temelín: Referenční reaktor Rosatomu se zpozdí

Šéf Rosatomu Sergej Kirijenko oznámil budovatelům druhé fáze elektrárny v Novovoroněži, že dokončení nového bloku se odkládá o dva roky.

Czech gov't Temelín supervisor wins longer term

Václav Bartuška (right) with ČEZ CEO Danniel Beneš (center) and the former industry minister at the hand over of tender documents to the three Temelín bidders at the end of October

Government extends mandate of its Temelín nuclear tender supervisor, Václav Bartuška, so he will witness the start of construction

ČEZ fails to make economic case for expanding Temelín, study says

The Candole Partners’ study should make unpleasant reading for ČEZ chief Daniel Beneš (left) and government supervisor of the Temelín expansion project, Václav Bartuška (right)

Building new nuclear reactors at Temelín makes no economic sense, says Prague-based consultancy specializing in energy issues

Czech gov’t to discuss Temelín supervisor’s term

The government’s Temelín commissioner Václav Bartuška says foreign demand for Czech electricity exports is bound to grow

The government is due to extend the mandate of Václav Bartuška, its appointee to supervise the Temelín nuclear power plant expansion

Westinghouse signs agreement with Vítkovice

Vítkovice Machinery Group signs non-exclusive cooperation deal with Westinghouse with view to supply Temelín nuclear plant

Westinghouse: Domníváme se, že by český regulátor mohl být našemu projektu nakloněn

Plans are to at least double the size of the Temelín complex with the current two reactors increased to four

Vrcholný manažer Westinghousu Mike Kirst tvrdí, že nabídka na dostavbu Temelína představuje část širší evropské perspektivy firmy.

Chris Johnstone 23.11.2011

Westinghouse manager says Temelín bid and jobs part of bigger European picture

Westinghouse's Mike Kirst says the ČEZ bid is part of a bigger battle for nuclear plant orders and jobs in Europe

A top manager from US-based Westinghouse describes how ČEZ’s Temelín nuclear power plant contract fits in to the big picture

Chris Johnstone 14.11.2011

Temelín nuclear plant bidder Areva: ‘We don’t do geopolitics’

France’s Avera believes it has an advantage in the bid to expand Temelín

Areva CEE director says the French power firm’s bid for Temelín NPP will be based purely on technical economic features and factors

Tom Jones 28.10.2011

Temelín bidder Areva woos Czech students, professors

Areva CEO Anne Lauvergeon and ČVUT dean Miroslav Čech have signed a cooperation deal

While French energy group Areva waits to bid on a contract to expand ČEZ’s nuclear power plant, it signs a deal in the Czech education sector

Westinghouse reaches out online to Czech suppliers

Westinghouse’s new Czech-language website explains the proposed AP1000 reactor in detail with drawings and a video

Westinghouse launches Czech page to promote its bid to expand Temelín nuclear power plant and attract local suppliers

Temelín study clears French reactor offer

All offers accepted to double the capacity of the current Temelín nucelar power plant, including Areva’s EPR (pictured above)

Czech electricity giant ČEZ says all bids are acceptable for the lucrative Temelín nuclear power plant expansion contract

AP1000 reactors ‘exceed’ US earthquake safety standards

Přístavba dalších dvou bloků jaderné elektrárny v Temelíně s sebou přináší řadu problémů, na něž se bude muset vláda důkladně připravit.

Westinghouse said researchers also found its AP1000 structure provides a ‘significant reserve margin’ to ensure radiation is contained

Brian Kenety 28.10.2011

Westinghouse signs MOU with Czech firm I&C Energo

Přístavba dalších dvou bloků jaderné elektrárny v Temelíně s sebou přináší řadu problémů, na něž se bude muset vláda důkladně připravit.

Westinghouse and I&C Energo agreement covers Instrumentation and Control Systems for proposed expansion of ČEZ-run Temelín NPP

Brian Kenety 28.10.2011

US VP Biden warns Czechs over Russian nuke contracts

Temelín was clearly on US VP Joe Biden's mind as he visited Prague

US vice-president made a blatant sales pitch for Westinghouse and warned against reliance on Russian energy during his Czech visit.