Pražská teplárenská is one of the largest district heating companies in the Czech Republic in terms of the number of operated devices. The company’s activities are concentrated in the area of Prague and surrounding areas. Pražská teplárenská covers almost 25 % of the market for thermal energy in Prague and delivers heat to more than 230,000 households, numerous office buildings, industrial companies, hundreds of schools and health facilities and other entities.
Pražská teplárenská operates in total seven heat sources with total installed thermal capacity of 1,046 MWth. A major source of heat for the Prague Heat Distribution System (PTS) is Elektrárna Mělník I (EMĚ I) – operated by Energotrans, a subsidiary of ČEZ, supplying c. 90 % of the total heat supply to PTS. Sources operated by Pražská teplárenská – primarily heating plant Malešice, heating plant Michle and heating plant Krč are in place to cover winter demand peaks. Furthermore, the heat is also sourced from a local waste-to-energy plant (ZEVO Malešice).