Minister of Finance Andrej Babiš along with Minister of Industry and Commerce announced that the state is planning construction of two new nuclerar power plant blocks. Whether both blocks will be in Temelín or one in Temelín and one in Dukovany is still to be finally decided. Most probably the new tenders will be announced next year. These new tenders wouldn’t originate from ČEZ they would be made in the PPP form instead. According to this model supplier would ensure the construction of the facility and its further opearation for a set amount of time. Potential players in game are Russian MIR Consortium, American Westinghouse Consortium but also Kepco as a newcomer. New bloc in Dukovany would ensure its operation until the year 2035 when thee construction should be finished.
5th March 2019