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CEZ Fund successfully sells its stake in CyberX – the Israeli start-up was bought by Microsoft

CEZ Group's investment fund INVEN CAPITAL has held the assets of the Israeli company CyberX, which specializes in the field of industrial cyber security, for 15 months when they received an offer not to be rejected. The products of the innovative start-up have attracted the attention of the American multinational company Microsoft, which has bought the full shares of all other investors. After last year's sale of the leader of home battery systems sonnen to the strategic investor Shell, this is another advantageous sale for INVEN CAPITAL during its five-year existence.

22. 6. 2020

Elektromobility

Shell service stations to offer ČEZ fast charging stations for electric cars

Fast recharging of electric cars at ČEZ stations will henceforth be possible at selected Shell service stations in the Czech Republic. ČEZ Group, the operator of the country’s most extensive network, with more than 200 charging stations, together with Shell Czech Republic a.s. plans to gradually commission 10 fast charging points in phase one. The infrastructure is being created also thanks to a European grant from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Programme. The first charging point at a Shell service station was put into operation at the Gočár Ring Road in Hradec Králové.

16. 6. 2020

Nuclear power plants

Temelín is scheduled to refuel the reactor of Unit 2

The refueling, inspections of safety systems, and the implementation of 55 investment activities. These are just examples of the most important works to be performed during the planned Unit 2 outage. Overall, technicians are planning to carry out nearly twelve thousand activities and want to master it within two months.

12. 6. 2020

Power plants

ČEZ continues on its path towards an emission-free future. The Prunéřov I coal power plant belongs in the history books, but its location looks to the distant future of energy production

Prunéřov – ČEZ continues to pursue its strategy of a gradual transition to low- or zero-emission production of electricity, based on renewable sources and nuclear power, and complemented by steam-gas sources for the requirements of the heating industry. After fifty-three years of operation, the 440 MW Prunéřov I coal power plant is now shutting down.

5. 6. 2020