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Netherlands' largest energy company, Essent, becomes only energy company in Europe to import green gas from UK

For the first time biomethane, also known as green gas, is being exported from the UK to Europe via the interconnector pipeline to Essent in the Netherlands. The green gas is being sent from the UK by Great Britain’s leading green gas shipper,Barrow Green Gas.

Essent, the largest energy company in the Netherlands, is importing green gas to meet growing demand in the Netherlands which cannot all be met locally.

Tim Wijnen, manager developing markets at Essent said: “Simply put, over time there will not be enough raw materials in the Netherlands to produce sufficient green gas from. It is anticipated that the number of green gas production sites will not be in step with the future demand....

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