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Electrification will increase gas demand in the Netherlands – study

Gas demand in the Netherlands will increase if the country completely electrifies its heating and transport sectors, according to a new study
By Staff reporter 24 May 2018 0 31005

Gas demand in the Netherlands will increase if the country completely electrifies its heating and transport sectors, according to a new study from the University of Groningen commissioned by the Centre on Regulation in Europe.

According to the research, a full switch to electric heating systems and electric vehicles will cause a 50% rise in demand for electricity by 2050. However, the report said the Netherlands will not be able to generate all this power from renewables any time soon and that more...