Ambassador Schapiro Visits the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant

Ambassador Schapiro and Czech Industry Minister Mladek tour the Temelin nuclear power plan.

Ambassador Andrew Schapiro together with Industry Minister Jan Mladek visited the Temelin nuclear power plant on November 8. The Ambassador assessed the U.S.-Czech cooperation in this field:

“Temelin plays an important role in energy security for both the Czech Republic and Central Europe. Czechs have become leaders in the safe use of civilian nuclear technology and the U.S. is pleased to cooperate with the Czech government in this field, including through our collaboration on the Joint U.S.-Czech Civil Nuclear Cooperation Center. The U.S. brings world-renowned expertise when it comes to the safe use of nuclear energy.  The U.S. looks forward to expanding cooperation in this field as the Czech government explores options and develops its long-term energy plans.”