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supplies thermal energy for almost 63,000 households in the Hradec Králové – Pardubice – Chrudim area and also for several hundred organisations such as industrial enterprises and administrative, commercial, sport, health and cultural facilities. Elektrárny Opatovice’s heat supply system is comprised of approximately 320 km of heat supply networks. In financial terms, EOP is one of the lowest-priced heat suppliers in the Czech Republic. EOP also produces more than 1,000 GWh of electricity annually, partly in an efficient cogeneration mode. The power station has the capacity to supply balancing power, which helps to balance supply and demand in the Czech electricity grid, and it is able to operate in island mode and continue providing power to a specified area in case of collapse of the whole electricity grid.
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is the largest company in the Pilsen region engaged in the production of electrical and thermal energy. The company further distributes and supplies heat, cooling, drinking and service water and compressed air to more than 55,000 customers.
The company runs three cogeneration heating plants including one waste-to-energy plant. As a primary fuel for heat and power generation, lignite, biomass and municipal waste are used.
Based on a long-term contract with the Czech transmission system operator, ČEPS, a.s., Plzeňská teplárenská, a.s. provides certified ancillary services and helps balance electricity supply and demand.
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is an important heat producer in the northern Bohemian region. It supplies thermal energy to more than 34,000 households in Most and Litvínov, and also to industrial enterprises, schools, health facilities, offices and various institutions. Part of the thermal energy is sold to the networks of third-party heat distributors. The length of United Energy’s heat distribution network, owned by its subsidiary Severočeská teplárenská, totals approximately 150 km of distribution pipes. United Energy operates the Komořany CHP plant near Most, which fires indigenous brown coal and biomass in modern fluidised-bed boilers meeting all environmental and public health regulations. Every year, the CHP plant produces up to 10,000 TJ of thermal energy, which is used for electricity and heat production. The Komořany CHP plant generates electricity in 8 turbine generator sets with an aggregate installed electrical capacity of 239 Mwe.
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is an international company with an extensive experience in underground gas storage, is a leading company in exploration and production of hydrocarbons. In addition, the company initiates research activities as well as projects focused on the storage of energy from renewable sources. NAFTA operates in the Central European countries and currently runs not only in Slovakia and the Czech Republic, but also in Germany, Austria and Ukraine.
In Slovakia, NAFTA operates a system of underground gas storage with a capacity of 27.7 TWh. Working storage volume is a dynamic variable depending primarily on its mode of use by customers. The UGS facilities of NAFTA are connected to the Slovak distribution grid, transition system of Eustream and Virtual Trading Point in Austria.
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owns and operates an underground gas storage facility near the town of Malacky in Slovakia. Its storage capacity is 6.9 TWh.
Since 1993, the company has earned an excellent record offering underground natural gas storage services. Working in a liberalised natural gas market, being strategically located in the proximity of Europe’s main transport routes and the Virtual Trading Point, Austria, as well as owning direct connection to the hub’s infrastructure, the company has grown into a flexible and reliable gas storage services provider operating in the region.
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operates the Dolní Bojanovice underground gas storage facility in the Czech Republic; the UGS facility was developed in depleted oil&gas reservoirs and completed in 1999. Working gas capacity amounts to 6.9 TWh. UGS Dolní Bojanovice is directly connected to the Slovak gas grid.
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is the owner and technical operator of underground gas storage facilities Breitbrunn/Eggstätt, Inzenham-West and Wolfersberg in Bavaria with a total storage capacity of 19.9 TWh. The company is engaged in operation and development of all three gas storage facilities as well as marketing of storage capacities and related services at Inzenham-West. NAFTA Speicher is a subsidiary of NAFTA – a growing international company with extensive experience in natural gas storage management and development and in exploration and production of oil and gas in Central Europe. NAFTA Speicher is benefiting from NAFTA’s 45-year-long experience in gas storage business. Outside of Germany, NAFTA also operates its own storages linked to the Slovak and Austrian markets and serves as the technical operator for third party storages in both Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
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Eustream operates the gas transmission pipeline throughout Slovakia, a corridor with unique positioning to supply gas to Central European and Southern European gas markets, irrespective of the gas source and flows pattern (connected to all neighbouring countries). Eustream’s business partners include major energy companies from both EU and non-EU member states.
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Wind Power Plants
VTE Pchery, s.r.o. operates wind power plants near the village of Pchery in the Kladno area, with an installed capacity of 2 x 3 MWe. Thanks to these parameters, the Pchery wind power plant is a facility with the highest unit capacity in the Czech Republic. The power plant was put into operation in April 2008, with capital expenditure totalling CZK 190 million.
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POWERSUN a.s. operates photovoltaic power plants in Hustopeče (1.1 MWe) and Kyjov (2 MWe).
Triskata, s.r.o. operates a 1 MWe photovoltaic plant in Strážske (Slovakia).
ARISUN, s.r.o. operates a 1 MWe photovoltaic plant in Strážske (Slovakia).
The biogas plant in Bošany, Slovakia is a facility using the latest technology in energy exploitation of biodegradable waste. The result of the process is the production of electricity and thermal energy production and certified fertilizers.
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Additional renewable power sources with regulated capacity are listed in the EPPE segment.
is the owner and operator of a gas distribution network, which accounts for approximately 98% of the volumes distributed in the territory of the Slovak Republic. The company is responsible for the reliable, safe and efficient distribution of natural gas from transmission networks through gas distribution systems to end customers, and also for securing connection to the distribution network and for meter-readings of consumed natural gas.
The total length of pipelines on all pressure levels operated by SPP – distribúcia is now 34,872 km. Over 94% of all inhabitants of the Slovak Republic have access to natural gas, making Slovakia second in Europe in terms of gas network density.
SPP – distribúcia is the Slovak leader in natural gas distribution delivering its services to over 1.5 million end consumers connected to the gas distribution system in the whole of Slovakia.
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is a multi-commodity energy supplier in Slovakia. Besides supplying electricity and gas to more than 680,000 off-take points, it also offers comprehensive solutions for improving energy efficiency, optimising demand and energy management.
SSE also operates own assets with electricity generating capacities, including one generating capacity (SSE-PD) providing ancillary services during the day, and also has its own photovoltaic capacities for electricity generation (SSE-Solar) and small hydropower plants (SSE-MVE).
Through its subsidiary company Stredoslovenská distribučná, it is the second largest regional distribution company in Slovakia.
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is one of the key suppliers of electricity and natural gas in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. It supplies energy not only to households, but also to large customers, including major companies and institutions in industry, the food sector, healthcare, state administration and local governments. Currently, together with its subsidiary Dobrá Energie, s.r.o., EP Energy Trading supplies more than 140,000 off-take points.
An advantage of EP Energy Trading. a.s. is the access to power plants from the EP Energy group such as Elektrárny Opatovice, Plzeňská teplárenská and United Energy. Thanks to this, the company is a stable partner for its customers, offering certainty of keeping contract obligations.
The company has been in the market for 18 years. Throughout that time, due to its competitive prices, professional approach, flexibility and customer focus, epet has established itself as an important supplier of energies on the Czech market.
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