The Netherlands votes to find another offshore wind farm

Dong and Shell's low prices have prompted the Dutch parliament to instruct the government to investigate the possibility of additional wind farms. A green majority looks set to maintain power even after the impending election, according to the proposer.
Photo: Windpark Noordostpolder
Photo: Windpark Noordostpolder

As soon as possible the Dutch government should investigate the possibility of erecting one more offshore wind farm in 2023 than originally planned. This was passed by a majority vote of 9 out of 17 parties in the Dutch Lower House of Representatives – Tweede Kamer – on Tuesday afternoon. The proposers mention looking into the area IJmuiden Ver, which is 60-80 kilometers from the coast and has a total estimated capacity of 5.6 GW.

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