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Solar Power In The Netherlands Grows 50% In 2018 — With More To Come

January 8th, 2019 | by Karel Beckman

The production of solar power grew by 50% in the Netherlands last year. Wind power production remained the same. The share of renewables in the country's electricity consumption rose from 15% to 17% compared to the year before. The share of renewables in total energy consumption rose from 6.6% to 7.3%

Renewables In The Netherlands: Among European Rearguard Despite Rosy Growth Figures

January 25th, 2018 | by Rogier van Rooij

During the past few months, several institutions have released rather optimistic numbers about the energy transition in the Netherlands. Although substantial wind power additions were realized, and solar growth is accelerating, overall performance is still amongst the worst in the European Union, with the Netherlands now lagging firmly behind its renewable energy targets

All Dutch Trains Now Run 100% On Wind Power

January 8th, 2017 | by Rogier van Rooij

Electric trains have always been a relatively sustainable mode of transport, with much lower emissions than cars, but as of the 1st of January, 2017, all electric train rides in the Netherlands have become even greener. They are now entirely powered by clean, renewable, wind energy

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