Coal Transition in the CZECH REPUBLIC

An historical case study for the project “Coal Transitions: Research and Dialogue on the Future of Coal”

2017

In this report we summarize the development of coal sector in Czech Republic since 1990 with a particular focus on the socio-economic impacts. First we present the key features of the Czech economy and the energy system; second the development of coal mining and lastly the governmental role in the downturn of the coal industry, including its support for renewable energy sources.

Insitute

  • IDDRI

  • Climate Strategies

Employer

Charles University