Thursday, 12 October 2017

Netherlands mulls coal exits by 2030

RWE's Eemshaven power plant (1,560MW) RWE's Eemshaven power plant (1,560MW)

Voicing plans to shut down all coal-fired power stations by 2030, the incoming Dutch government has sent a dramatic signal to energy markets that investments in coal is no longer safe. The far-reaching approach of the new coalition is striking, given that RWE, Uniper and Engie in the past few years commissioned three of Europe’s most modern coal power units in the Netherlands.

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