Like hundreds of other businesses, Efteling is grappling with the effects of the overloaded power grid. Due to the current power shortage, the amusement park cannot operate its new attraction, Danse Macabre, and the hotel is under construction at total capacity during the winter months, reports the Brabants Dagblad. Consequently, the park is exploring creative solutions.
Enexis, the grid operator, has announced that there will be no room for new large-scale consumers on the Brabant power grid for the next five to ten years. This announcement is in response to the growing pressure on the electricity grid, particularly in Brabant and Limburg.
After six decades, a definitive end is coming to gas extraction in the Groningen field. The Groningen gas tap closes on 1 October 2023, but the gas wells will remain open until 1 October 2024 in case of an extremely cold winter. State Secretary Hans Vijlbrief of Mining reacts satisfactorily to the decision.
Energy company Eneco has shown stable results during a turbulent and extended financial year from 1 January 2022 to 31 March 2023. Despite the turmoil caused by the war in Ukraine, the rise in energy prices and increasing energy poverty, the company made progress with their One Planet plan and sustainability strategy.