In October 2017, the incoming Dutch government announced in its coalition pact that all coal-fired power plants will shut by the end of 2029.
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The Dutch parliament has passed its coal phase-out law banning energy companies from burning coal for the production of electricity […]
The Netherlands’ coal phase-out is speeding up, underscoring a growing understanding that national authorities have a responsibility to prioritise human […]
Europe Beyond Coal groups and other NGOs have called on the Mayor of Rotterdam, Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb; the CEO of […]
Europe Beyond Coal groups and other NGOs have called on the Mayor of Rotterdam, Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb; the CEO of Rotterdam Port, Mr Allard Castelein; and the Rotterdam City Council, to phase-out coal transshipments.
Port of Rotterdam CEO Allard Castelein claims his port embraces the Paris agreement and that companies who are not Paris-proof have no future. Now is the time to show it by ending coal shipments from the port.
Two units of Maasvlakte power station closed in June 2017, the result of a 2013 accord between government, business and […]