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Netherlands: Only Zero-Emissions Cars By 2035 (New Car Sales), + Residential Natural Gas Phaseout

December 8th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

The Dutch government has presented a long-term energy plan that stipulates that no new cars with combustion engines may be sold from 2035 on. In addition, in the Netherlands – for over 50 years the largest natural gas producer in the EU – all houses will be disconnected from the gas grid by 2050. The plan has broad parliamentary support – in fact, many political parties believe it does not go far enough



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