Vaclav Klaus

Czechs pull plug on nuclear expansion

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

More than five years of international intrigue ended with a whimper on April 10th as ČEZ, a Czech utility company, officially cancelled the planned expansion of the Temelín nuclear power plant, 120 km south of Prague in the South Bohemia region. The project was undone by a fall in electricity prices and the spectre of a botched state energy scheme in years past.

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Czech president voices support for nuclear energy

Friday, April 4, 2008

PRAGUE (Thomson Financial) - Czech President Vaclav Klaus reiterated support for the further use of nuclear energy in the Czech Republic after a meeting with the industry minister Wednesday, news agency CTK reported.

'If we want to have electric energy, we cannot get along without nuclear energy,' Klaus was quoted as saying.

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Czech President Klaus pleading for nuclear energy

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Prague, ČTK 19:22 - 03.12.2007 - The dream of endless lowering of energy consumption is nonsense and this should be said aloud, Czech President Vaclav Klaus said at the reopening of the VR-1 training reactor at Czech Technical University (CVUT) today.

"I cannot imagine the development of this country without nuclear energy," Klaus said.

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Klaus criticises Gore, environmentalists

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Prague, Nov 9 (CTK) - Czech President Vaclav Klaus again sharply criticised former U.S. vice-president Al Gore and other "environmental dictators" in an interview for the dpa German news agency Friday, on the occasion of the upcoming edition of his book "Blue, Not Green Planet" in German.

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Klaus: Country needs nuclear power

Monday, October 29, 2007

By ČTK / Published 29 October 2007
Klaus's holiday speech touched on relations with the US and Russia.

Prague, Oct 28 (CTK) - Czech politicians should be friendly to Austria but resolutely explain that the Czech Republic needs nuclear energy, President Vaclav Klaus said today in his speech on the October 28 national holiday that marks the anniversary of Czechoslovakia's birth 89 years ago.

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