The CZK 500 billion game

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Although the information hasn’t made front page headlines yet, the biggest behind-the-scenes swarm of lobbyists is now hovering over the construction of two additional reactors at the Temelín nuclear plant. The actual deal looks "somewhat" different. The state-owned energy giant ČEZ is looking to secure five nuclear reactors: two for Temelín and another three for power plants that the energy company plans to build abroad, altogether, a contract worth CZK 500 billion. It’s a gigantic tender, the biggest in Czech history.

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Alleged Nuclear Misdeeds Hit Lithuanian Graft Rank -Watchdog

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AFP)--Alleged misdealings over a nuclear power plant project dented Lithuania's standing on a global corruption list, watchdog Transparency International said Tuesday, but the prime minister rejected the claim.

Rytis Juozapavcius, head of the organization's Lithuanian chapter, spotlighted the Lithuanian Electricity Organization, or LEO LT, which is piloting a four-nation plan to built a new nuclear power station in the Baltic state.

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