Netherlands

Signal: Netherlands natural gas reserves expire in nine years, threatening jobs

Employment in oil and gas in the Netherlands is growing, but the natural gas industry is preparing to close its…

Dutch offshore wind farms shut down to allow bird migration

Turbines at wind farms in Borssele and Egmond aan Zee were halted for four hours on Saturday after a massive…

Ostend summit’s windy words mask deeper divisions

Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway and the UK signed the Ostend Declaration at a North Sea…

North Sea Summit sets course for more offshore wind power

Leaders from North Sea and North Sea-adjacent countries are meeting for a summit at the port of Ostend on the…

Dutch students develop car that actually captures CO2

A team of students at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands has developed a sustainable electric passenger car…

The Dutch nitrogen crisis shows what happens when policymakers fail to step up

The Dutch government plans to slash nitrogen emissions in half by 2030. As part of the current government's coalition agreement,…

How developers can overcome local opposition to onshore wind projects

Onshore wind plans in one-fifth of Dutch municipalities have been affected by a lack of local support, revealed an exclusive…

How governments are shielding consumers from surging energy prices

Energy prices were surging even before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine further roiled global energy markets. With consumers feeling the sting…

Weekly data: Onshore wind plans in one-fifth of Dutch municipalities affected by protests

An estimated 74 potential onshore wind projects in the Netherlands have been affected by a lack of local support, Energy…

The Netherlands opens the door to new nuclear with €5bn

On 15 December 2021, four Dutch parties reached a coalition agreement after months of negotiations. The formation of the new…