Netherlands: Newly created consortium to develop floating PV

The consortium, which has received funding from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), is formed by Waterschap Rivierland, Blue 21 BV, Hakkers BV and TU Delft.


Shell to develop 20 MW PV project in southern Netherlands

The Dutch-British oil giant will build a 20 MW solar facility at its Moerdijk chemicals site. The project is part of the group’s strategy to install solar facilities at its own operations.

Netherlands allocates €147 million in fiscal incentives for enterprises investing in solar, renewables

The Energy Investment Allowance (EIA) is a fiscal measure that offers the possibility for an additional allowance on taxable profit.


Netherlands’ Brabant Province supports community solar with €25.8 million

The money will be used to support a joint rooftop project developed by 12 municipalities in Southeast Brabant.

Coal specialists EMO, JERA enter solar industry

The Dutch shipment company and the Singapore-based coal trader will begin providing the global solar industry with specialty metallurgical coals.

Vattenfall’s Dutch unit Nuon to build 200 MW of PV

The company has also been granted a licence for the deployment of 12 MW of storage in the Netherlands.

SoLayTec receives follow on order for ALD equipment

SoLayTec B.V, a subsidiary of U.S. based equipment provider Amtech Systems, has announced a follow-on order from an unnamed customer for its atomic layer deposition systems, to be used in PERC cell production.

No stabilization without flexibilization

A new report from DNV GL stresses the value of flexibility regarding the design of future energy markets. The paper also indicates how to avoid imbalances that could cause the instability of power systems.

Netherlands sets €12 billion budget for 2018 SDE+ program

The first window to submit solar projects will be opened in the so-called “Spring Round” on March 19. The program is open, among other renewable energy projects, to solar plants over 1 MW and projects ranging in size from 15 kW to 1 MW.


Capital Stage acquires 47 MW of solar in the Netherlands

The German solar and wind power plant operator has made its first move into the Dutch solar market.