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Uniper v. Netherlands

Jurisdiction: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes


Principle law(s): Law prohibiting coal in electricity production


Side A: Uniper (Corporation)


Side B: Netherlands (Government)


Core objectives: Whether the Netherlands' plan to phase out coal by 2030 violates the Energy Charter Treaty.


Summary
On April 30, 2021, German energy company Uniper filed a dispute against the government of the Netherlands alleging that the government's plan to phase out coal by 2030 violates the Energy Charter Treaty. More information will be added as it becomes available.

Related laws and policies
  • NLD flag This law implements Netherlands legislation
    Law prohibiting coal in electricity production

    Passed in 2019 Legislative

    This law implements rules relating to the generation of electricity using coal, in order to organise an effective coal phase out by 2030. Article 2 states that it is prohibited to generate electricity in a production installation using coal. The law grants plants built in the 1990s up to 2025 to ...

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