HOT TOP|Politics & Policy|Energy & Green Biz
Brian Kenety|11.05.2012

Foreign investors in Czech solar plants to sue state over retro tax

Ever since the Czech government pushed through a retroactive 26 percent tax on solar companies’ profits at the end of 2010 to stem an ongoing solar power boom the threat of a massive law suit has loomed large. Now, 11 foreign investors, all members of the International Photovoltaic Investors Club (IPVIC), have told the Ministry of Finance that within six to eight weeks they will file a lawsuit against the Czech state.