ENGIE to sell German and Dutch coal assets

The French utility says it has reduced its coal-based power generation capacity by around 75% over the last three years

Vattenfall to buy power from ‘largest’ Dutch onshore wind farm

The 220 existing turbines at the Zeewolde wind farm will be replaced by 91 ‘larger and more powerful’ ones

EU approves €706k Dutch aid for carbon capture tech

The Commission said the project will contribute to the EU’s environmental and climate goals without distorting competition

Giant 10MW turbines to be installed at Dutch wind farm

Vattenfall plans to install 76 of the powerful Siemens Gamesa turbines, which are expected to increase efficiency by 30%

BMW i8 in tank of water
Smoking BMW i8 gets submerged in water for 24 hours

The Brandweer Midden- en West-Brabant fire service said putting it out it the ‘normal’ way was difficult

Infant formula producer to milk energy savings with new sustainable facility

Danone’s €240m plant in the Netherlands is powered by 100% renewable energy

Solar tech
New solar farm expected to turn Dutch village carbon-neutral

Zeeuwind Cooperative has hired BSR EPC to make the 10,000 panel solar project a reality

New €400m ‘fossil free’ district heating networks planned for Amsterdam

People in the city currently receive part of their heating and hot water needs from Vattenfall’s Diemen power station

Dutch Government demands early closure of coal power plant to cut emissions

Vattenfall says closing Hemweg-8 four years early will have ‘major consequences’ for its production operation and its employees

Dutch ship management firm sets sail with €110m green loan

The project is expected to significantly reduce emissions of sulphur oxide and particulate matter pollutants