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Program a podrobnosti ke konferenci "Ekonomické aspekty jaderné energetiky"

Program and more details about international conference
"Economical aspects of nuclear power"

Prague, March 28th 2006

The goal of the conference was to utilise the participation of foreign experts to bring into question the plan to build new nuclear power reactors in the Czech Republic. Is it possible - or desirable - to build new nuclear power plants without state aid? Is the so-called nuclear renaissance realistic?


8:30 - 9:00 Attendance
9:00 - 9:15Introduction
Eva van de Rakt (HBS), Petr Holub (Hnutí DUHA)
9:15 - 9:30Nuclear renaissance - reality or publicity campaign?
Antony Froggatt (energy consultant) - Status of nuclear energy in the world and perspective for future.
Presentation (pdf, 123 kB) for download
9:30 - 10:00Review of nuclear energy economics
Steve Thomas (researcher of Public Services International Research Unit) - investment, operational, decomissioning and other costs of nuclear energy, using of public money for cover the costs.
Presentation (pdf, 75 kB) for download
10:00 - 10:20 New Finland's reactor - case of state aid
Dörte Fouquet (lawyer representative European Renewable Energies Federation in case of state aid for building of Olkiluoto reactor) - present example of using public money for nuclear investment
Presentation (pdf, 115 kB) for download
10:20 - 10:40Unacceptability of public money support for nuclear energy
Antony Froggatt - reasons for stopping public money support for nuclear energy
Presentation (pdf, 826 kB) for download
10:40 - 10:55Break
10:55 - 11:15Aftermath of uranium mining
Petr Diehl (uranium expert of WISE Amsterdam) - the cost of reclamation of the environmental impacts of uranium mining and milling.
Presentation (pdf, 5022 kB) for download
11:15 - 11:30Who will pay for decomissioning and waste disposal?
Steve Thomas - UK experience with financing of nuclear waste disposal
Presentation (pdf, 51 kB) for download:
11:30 - 11:45

Could nuclear power replace fossil fuel economy?
Jindřich Kalous (member of Trust for economy and society) - estimate of development in energy sector and possibilities of nuclear energy
Presentation (pdf, 123 kB) for download

11:45 - 12:45 Discussion
12:45 - 13:00Conclusion
Edvard Sequens (Calla)
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45Press conference

About speakers:

Photos from conference:

Other publications for download:

Nuclear Power: Myth and Reality

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