HOT TOP|Energy & Green Biz
Chris Johnstone|05.03.2012

ČEZ casts around for financing mix to support Temelín expansion

Promises of a nuclear renaissance have fizzled out — not over Fukushima, but over financing — with the cost of building new plants soaring. Czech electricity producer ČEZ says its own cash flow could fund two new Temelín reactors, but the resulting scrimping and constrictions would not be welcome. Partnerships and support options may help lighten the load. But will ČEZ look to the British, Finnish, or American financing models?