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ČEZ Group is selling Romanian assets to Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets.

ČEZ Group has reached an agreement to sell its Romanian assets to funds managed by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (“MIRA”). The assets comprise of seven companies, including electricity distribution networks, energy supply and the Fantanele Cogealac wind park, among others. Transaction documentation was signed today. Closing of the transaction is subject to receiving approval from European antitrust authorities and the Romanian Supreme Council of National Defence.

23. 10. 2020

Power plants

ČEZ and Vršanská Uhelná from the Sev.en Energy Group agreed on the transfer of the Počerady Power Plant at the end of this year, three years earlier than planned.

ČEZ Energy Group and Vršanská Uhelná from the Sev.en Energy Group have agreed that the Počerady Power Plant burning brown coal will be transferred to Vršanská Uhelná at a higher purchase price at the end of this year, as of December 31, 2020. The transfer of the power plant was already agreed in a contract from 2013, and was to take place on January 2, 2024. ČEZ is thus further fulfilling its strategy of gradually moving away from coal-fired power plants and switching to low-emission or completely emission-free sources.

22. 10. 2020

Nuclear power plants

ČEZ obtained a permit for further operation of Temelín

ČEZ received a permit from the State Office for Nuclear Safety (SÚJB) for further operation of Unit 1 of the Temelín Nuclear Power Plant. The operation permit is subject to regular ten-year cycles, during which Czech nuclear power plants must demonstrate that they meet all the conditions related to their safe operation. The documentation handed over alone contained 163,000 pages of professional documents.

24. 9. 2020

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Inven Capital co-leads the Series A financing round in Swedish start-up Eliq, a successful customer engagement platform in the utility space

INVEN CAPITAL, which invests into promising start-ups in the new energy sector, has acquired a minority share in the Swedish company Eliq, using funds from both its investors: CEZ Group and European Investment Bank. The company specialises in developing applications which help energy companies precisely analyse household consumption patterns and subsequently offer customers tailored cost-saving solutions. The co-investor in this EUR 5 million round of investment, alongside Inven Capital, was Contrarian Ventures, which is a VC fund from Lithuania specialising on smart energy investment.

22. 9. 2020