Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2002
Policy Type:Voluntary Approaches
Policy Target:
Agency:Ministry of the Environment

The Dutch government and six owners of coal fired power plants agreed upon increasing the use of biomass in the power generation mix. In the so-called coal covenant a CO2 reduction of nearly 6M tonnes is foreseen between 2008 and 2012: - 3,2 M tonne by the use of biomass - 2 M tonne by measures taken in the framework of the Benchmark Covenant - 0,5 M tonne by additional measures, to be further investigated.

This record supersedes:C02 Emissions Regulations for Coal-Fired Plants

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