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Netherlands on track to phase out coal power by 2030, says GlobalData


The Netherlands is on track to phase out the use of coal for power generation by 2030, according to GlobalData, which notes that the country’s coal power capacity is expected to decline from 3.31 GW in 2020 to 3.18 GW in 2025, before being phased out altogether in 2030. The leading data and analytics company highlights that the implementation of the Dutch Government’s minimum carbon price floor, introduced in 2020 but delayed due to COVID-19, will only help efforts towards lowering greenhouse gas emissions.
Rohit Ravetkar, Power Analyst at GlobalData, says: “The Dutch Government’s ban on coal power generation follows its efforts to reduce greenhous …

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