Netherlands: Summary

Updated: 09.01.2019

Author: Stijn Anciaux

Support schemes

In the Netherlands, heat from renewable sources is promoted mainly through a premium tariff (bonuses on top of the wholesale price). In addition, tax benefits apply.

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The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland) facilitates market parties and specific organisations to set up training and educational facilities for installers Innovation in renewable energy techniques is supported through innovation contracts between private companies, universities, R&D institutes. EIA tax credits are available for RES-H infrastructure.

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Further information

  • Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat - Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
  • +31 703 798 911
  • Ministry website
  • Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) - Netherlands Enterprise Agency
  • +31 88 042 42 42
  • Agency's website
  • Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN)
  • +31 88 515 4949
  • ECN website