FM: solar energy producers seeking damages of 3.3 billion
Speaking on the same programme, the finance minister said that the Czech Republic faces 40 lawsuits from solar energy producers over changes in support passed by MPs in 2010. Modifications passed then included the introduction of a 26 percent tax over three years. Solar energy producers are seeking damages amounting to 3.3 billion crowns. The finance ministry has taken a tough stance towards the claims.