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Czech players vie for dirty fuel assets on sale in Germany

Knock-down price expected as Berlin needs to meet emission targets
Monday, February 15, 2016 - 05:50

Prague

TWO Czech billionaires have come up with an unusual way to tap Angela Merkel's shift towards clean energy: invest in some of Germany's dirtiest coal-fired power plants and lignite mines.

Petr Kellner, who built the Czech Republic's biggest fortune on businesses ranging from