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Netherlands: Dutch district heating gets green acceleration

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The FINANCIAL -- Euro 50 million EIB loan to Dutch sustainable energy and waste company HVC, supported under the Investment Plan for Europe, to support HVC’s 5-year investment plans. Financing will be used to provide heating from renewable sources to greenhouse horticulture in Dutch “Westland” region, as well as expand its district heating networks in regions around…

3.6 mln cigarettes were found in illegal tobacco factory in Netherlands

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The FINANCIAL — On 7 October, the investigation service of the Dutch tax authorities, FIOD (Fiscale Inlichtingen en OpsporingsDienst), raided an illegal tobacco factory in  West-Betuwe, south of Utrecht. It is one of the largest illegal cigarette factories uncovered in the Netherlands. The factory was in full operation when law enforcement entered the premises. Thirteen…