Elektrárny Opatovice supplies thermal energy for more than 60,000 households in the Hradec Králové – Pardubice – Chrudim area and also for several hundred organisations such as industrial enterprises and administrative, commercial, sport, health and cultural facilities. Elektrárny Opatovice’s heat supply system is comprised of approximately 300 km of heat supply networks.
In financial terms, EOP is one of the most favourable heat suppliers in the Czech Republic, steadily supplying heat to customers in Hradec Králové, Pardubice and Chrudim for the lowest long-term prices in the Czech Republic.
EOP has 6 alternators that supply altogether from 1,200 up to 1,500 GWh of electricity, which is approximately one third of the demand in the Hradec Králové region. The power station also has the capacity to supply balancing power, which helps to balance supply and demand in the Czech electricity grid, and it is able to operate in island mode and continue providing power to a specified area in case of collapse of the whole electricity grid.