Renewable Energy Resources Have a Tradition in the Czech Republic

Pazdera, Ladislav
November 2005
Czech Business & Trade;2005 Supplement, p8
Trade Publication
This article discusses the energy policy of the Czech Republic with regard to the development of renewable energy sources, such as hydroelectric, biomass, wind, biogas, and photovoltaic power. Large hydroelectric power plants generate half of its electricity from renewable sources, with the other half by the burning of biomass together with coal.


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