Netherlands annually spends 7.5 billion euros of hidden subsidies for production and use of fossil energy

GroenLinks (in English: GreenLeft), a Dutch politic party,  has recently opened a hot-line for taxpayers. Research shows that the Netherlands annually spends 7.5 billion euros of hidden subsidies for production and use of fossil energy.
GroenLinks MP Liesbeth van Tongeren: “The next few years we have significantly cut the public finances back to health. Therefore, we must also look critically at the many billions of tax money we pay each year in the fossil pit. Besides your own energy bill you pay on average, an additional eight hundred euros to sustain our current dirty energy. This can and must change. ”
What are these hidden subsidies? We have a couple put together a list:
exemption from excise duty on kerosene for aviation
reduced energy tax rate for large users of energy
exemption from tax on coal energy producers
Van Tongeren: “Coal-fired plants running on subsidies. That is completly madness. When I go to the store for a bag of coal I have to pay taxes. Operators of historical steam train services and large industrial companies have to do the same. But energy producers which are using shiploads of coal in a central, do not have to pay tax on coal. ”
The Dutch website http://fossielschandaal.groenlinks.nl/ allows taxpayers to report fossil scandals. An independent jury will nominate their own initiative and from the entries each week three examples. All contributions are bundled in a gray book. GroenLinks will fight in Parliament for the worst as the first to abolish