Updated: May 16, 2019
The energy supply in the Netherlands is distinguished by its location. The northern part of the country is rich in natural gas, and as a result most Dutch power plants are run on gas. The Dutch market is currently dominated by fossil fuels in terms of power generation.
The cut in natural gas production in the Netherlands will result in a shift from low calorific gas to high calorific gas. To meet demand, the Netherlands will need to import high calorific gas from Russia and LNG from Qatar, Australia and the United States. Apart from LNG, there may also be opportunities for U.S. suppliers of products and technologies needed to convert from low to high calorific gas, including nitrogen plants, along with the need to look for cleaner sources of energy. Read More...