Dutch energy infrastructure upgrade granted €250m EU loan

TenneT Holding is building a 40-kilometre long electricity corridor that will enable the transmission of offshore wind energy to users in the Netherlands and beyond

Shell to build ‘one of Europe’s biggest’ biofuels facilities

The 820,000-tonne a year plant in the Netherlands will help to meet the growing demand from the transport sector, including hard-to-decarbonise sectors such as heavy road transport and aviation

Dutch Government backs ‘world’s first’ offshore green hydrogen project on oil platform

Neptune Energy is hosting the PosHYdon project – which aims to validate the integration of offshore wind, offshore gas and offshore hydrogen in the Dutch North Sea – on its Q13a-A platform

Vattenfall to sell stake in the ‘world’s largest’ offshore wind farm for €300m

German chemicals giant BASF has bought the 49.5% share in the project

Netherlands injects €2.1bn into ‘Europe’s largest’ CCS project

The project will capture emissions from industry in the Port of Rotterdam and store them in empty gas fields beneath the North Sea

Vattenfall granted Dutch subsidies to build ‘Europe’s largest’ E-boiler

It is initially expected to be able to supply around 15% of the heat in the Amsterdam region with renewable sources, including solar and wind power

TenneT launches €1.8bn green bonds

Proceeds will be invested to support projects that will bring more offshore wind to the grid

World Bank: Carbon pricing covers more than a fifth of global greenhouse gases

Carbon pricing instruments generate around $5bn in revenue, representing a 17% increase from last year, however, the full potential of carbon pricing ‘remains largely untapped’

Vattenfall mulls selling Magnum gas power plant in the Netherlands

The company said the proceeds of the sale could be used for investments in renewable energy production such as offshore wind projects

EU approves acquisition of certain Suez waste firms by Schwarz Group

It is conditional on the divestment of Suez’s lightweight packaging sorting business in the Netherlands