Prohibition on coal-fired power plants

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.

This might also interest you

De geautoriseerde vergadering: een bescherming van aandeelhoudersrechten of een hoeder van het vennootschappelijk belang?

Recent is het artikel van Jochem Wind gepubliceerd in het Tijdschrift Ondernemingsrecht. In zijn artikel besteedt Jochem aandacht aan de …

Tariff regulation network tariffs energy 2022-2026

The Authority for Consumers and Markets is busy with its method decisions for the tariff regulation of the network tariffs …

Crown Van Gelder decision – more clarity on scope of energy dispute resolution procedure?

Under the EU Electricity Market Directive and the Dutch Electricity Act 1998, parties in the Netherlands may refer a complaint …