Essent is sold to RWE.[Link to article]
The Netherlands only has four major energy companies. Essent is one of the biggest.
Every country in Europe understands the importance of being not to dependant on other countries when it is about energy. The Dutch government is going another path and is selling the fire of it’s economy. Next in line for being sold, within a couple of weeks, is Nuon which is the second biggest energy company.