Czech Finance Minister Kalousek said yesterday on the Czech TV that he favors the “British” model in which the government regulates energy prices over the long term. Kalousek says he opposes “direct guarantees” of energy prices to help finance company projects. /Neutral/
CEZ demands from company Czech coal to put up its mine Vrsany as a collateral in the talks about coal supplies which are currently under way, online weekly Tyden.cz announced yesterday. Coal supplies for CEZ will be from mine Vrsany until all coal deposits in the mine are exhausted. Two independent sources have confirmed the information about CEZ´s demand for this to magazine Tyden.