Competitiveness / Energy and Environment

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

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18th July 2018 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment


The use of energy in government administration buildings is ineffective

More than three quarters of government buildings in the Czech Republic are not energy effective. This represents a loss of approximately half a billion Czech crowns per year. Those are conclusions of Deloitte's study Energy Savings in Public Administration prepared by the UN Global Compact Czech Republic, a network of companies and organisations. The study focuses on social responsibility and sustainable development.
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22nd April 2018 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment


Eurostat: Czech Republic's energy dependency rate was 32.8% in 2016, 6th best result in EU

In 2016, Estonia (6.8%) was the Member State least dependent on imported energy, ahead of Denmark (13.9%), Romania (22.3%), Poland (30.3%), Sweden (31.9%) and the Czech Republic (32.8%). At the opposite end of the scale, the highest energy dependence rates were registered in Malta (slightly over 100% because of the build-up of stock), Cyprus (96.2%) and Luxembourg (96.1%), followed by Italy (77.5%), Lithuania (77.4%) and Belgium (76.0%).
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4th April 2018 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment


Electromobility is a Way to Sustainability for MONETA Money Bank

At MONETA Money Bank, the fourth largest domestic bank with one million customers, we focus on sustainability to achieve long-term success and profitability.  
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23rd March 2018 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment


IEA Global energy and CO₂ status report

* 2017 was the warmest non-El Niño year * 2015, 2016, 2017 warmest years on record * Consistent across all datasets 
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9th March 2018 / Competitiveness / Energy and Environment


OECD Taxing Energy Use 2018

OECD Taxing Energy Use 2018 report describes patterns of energy taxation in 42 OECD and G20 countries (representing approximately 80% of global energy use), by fuels and sectors over the 2012-2015 period.
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