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.
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.
The Energy Investment Allowance (EIA) is a fiscal measure that offers the possibility for an additional allowance on taxable profit.
The money will be used to support a joint rooftop project developed by 12 municipalities in Southeast Brabant.
The company has also been granted a licence for the deployment of 12 MW of storage in the Netherlands.
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.
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.
The German solar and wind power plant operator has made its first move into the Dutch solar market.