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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12651

5 February 2021
Contents Publication in full By article 32 / 39
NEWS BRIEFS / Energy
Energy Charter Treaty, German multinational RWE attacks Netherlands over coal phase-out
04/02/2021 (Agence Europe)

04/02/2021 (Agence Europe)On Tuesday 2 February, German energy giant RWE filed a request for arbitration against the Netherlands under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) over the country's decision to discontinue coal-fired generation of power by 2030. According to the Dutch Minister of Economy and Climate, Bas van 't Wout, the company is claiming €1.4 billion in damages from the Dutch state. While Member States are currently discussing the revision of the ECT (see EUROPE B12646A7),...

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