Heat Act 2: key points for investors
The draft bill ‘Wet collectieve warmtevoorziening’ (the ‘Heat Act 2’) was open for consultation until 3 August 2020. This draft …
This short article discusses the plans of the Dutch government to prohibit the generation of electricity by means of coal. This plan is laid down in a consultation version of the ‘Act prohibition on coal for electricity production’ and provides for grace periods until the end of 2024 for the two oldest coal-fired power plants and until 1 January 2030 for the three new power plants in The Netherlands.
The article was published on 11 June 2018 in the ILO series Energy & Natural Resources. Click here for the article.