energy bill

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Jun 15 '18 09:28

Dutch with energy contracts with variable rates, can expect higher electricity and gas bills from next month. This affects about half of Dutch households, RTL Nieuws reports.

The price increase is the result of higher purchase prices on the energy market, which follow rising oil prices, according to comparison site Pricewise. The Netherlands also has to import more gas, as gas mining in Groningen is being reduced. The United States withdrawing from the nuclear deal with Iran and political unrest in Venezuela also play a role, Pricewise director Hans de Kok said. 

Eric Wiebes
Dec 1 '17 09:26

By the end of this government's term in 2021, the energy bill for Dutch households will be on average 175 euros more expensive than this year, Minister Eric Wiebes of Economic Affairs and Climate said in a parliamentary debate on Thursday. Next year, households can expect an average energy bill increase of 45 euros, NU.nl reports.

Wiebes emphasized that this is an estimate, but if there is no change in policy, households can take these increases into account. 

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Nov 10 '16 15:20

After three years of lower gas and electricity prices, the Netherlands can expect an increase in their energy bill next year, according to research by comparison site ricewise.nl. Next year the average household with variable energy can expect to pay 20 euros per year more, NOS reports.

Pricewise.nl based its calculations on a survey of energy companies Essent, Eneco and Nuon as well as energy suppliers and purchasers. 

Apr 11 '16 11:17

Closing all power plants in the Netherlands will mean 1.9 billion euros in lost revenue for energy companies, but bring in 4.7 billion euros in extra wealth for the country, according to a study done by SEO Economic Research on behalf of environmental organization Natuur & Milieu

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Dec 23 '15 09:41

The Energy bill was rejected with just one vote in the Eerste Kamer, the Dutch Senate, on Tuesday. The smallest possible majority of 38 senators voted against Economic Affairs Minister Henk Kamp's law, which was to regulate offshore wind farms and the unbundling of energy companies. 37 senators voted for

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Nov 13 '15 10:53

More than half of Dutch households can expect to pay an average of 50 euros less on their energy bills next year, due to a decrease on the variable energy rates.

Jun 9 '15 14:30

Solar panels in the Netherlands yielded 15 percent more energy than average during the first 5 months of the year, leading to 30 euros extra discount on the energy bill for solar panel owners. The reason for the more energy is that the country had more sunshine than usual.

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