Related Articles
Forward article link
Share PDF with colleagues

Dutch eye nuclear revival to reach climate goals

The Netherlands is considering whether to extend the life of its ageing nuclear plant and even contemplating building new stations

The Dutch government is clearly warming to nuclear energy again after it undertook several initiatives in recent weeks to ensure atomic power can remain one of its low-carbon energy sources. The country’s only nuclear power plant, at Borssele in the southwestern Netherlands, is set to shut down in 2033. The government has now started to assess the legal framework for extending the plant’s lifetime by another 10-20 years, the first step towards keeping it open for longer. The government has also launched an investigation into what investors would require to provide capital for new nuclear plants and what kind of state support they may need, highlighting its willingness to accept constructio



{{ error }}
{{ comment.comment.Name }} • {{ comment.timeAgo }}
{{ comment.comment.Text }}
Also in this section
US ‘Build Back Better Act’ aims for EV policy shift
6 December 2021
Bill includes point-of-sale credits on US-built EVs and $1bn towards charging and refuelling stations
Greening of UK power system gathers pace
3 December 2021
Lenders back phase three of £9bn Dogger Bank offshore windfarm, and power distributor proposes £4bn clean energy overhaul
Module price surge wrongfoots Chinese solar firms
2 December 2021
Solar module prices up 28pc this year on the back of soaring feedstock costs, conference delegates say
Sign Up For Our Newsletter
Project Data
PE Store
Social Links
Social Feeds
Featured Video