Tenders & Subsidies

107 MW of wind energy capacity claimed in SDE++ 2020 round

The first opening round for the expanded SDE ++ (subsidy Sustainable Energy Transition) scheme resulted in 4,112 subsidy applications. A budget claim of € 6.4 billion was made; more than the available budget of 5 billion euros. Solar PV stands out with a budget claim of nearly 2.4 billion euros. The requested budget for wind…

Eneco and Shell consortium winner Hollandse Kust Noord tender

This afternoon, the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy announced the result of the subsidy free tender for the Hollandse Kust Noord Wind Farm Zone Site, located 18.5 km off the west coast of the Netherlands. It has awarded the permit to CrossWind consortium, a joint venture between Shell in the Netherlands and…

Plans announced for extension Dutch offshore wind farm permits

In a letter to the Dutch Parliament, minister Wiebes (Economic Affairs and Climate Policy) expressed his wish to extend the permit duration for yet to be tendered offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea from 30 to 40 years. The extension should contribute to making offshore wind interesting and viable in the future also.…

Shell and Eneco join forces for Hollandse Kust (noord)

Eneco and Shell Nederland announced they have jointly, via the joint venture CrossWind, submitted a bid for the Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm zone. When successful, they will use the energy production for Shell’s possible future green hydrogen production on the Tweede Maasvlakte in Rotterdam.  The tender for the wind farm zone which allows for the…

Multiple contenders for tender Hollandse Kust (noord)

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) announced today that it has received multiple applications in the subsidy-free Hollandse Kust (noord) tender. The winner will be able to build a wind farm of at least 700 MW. RVO expects to announce the winner within the next 13 weeks. The tender for Hollandse Kust (noord) is the fifth…

SDE+ spring 2020 published

On 12 March the categories for the SDE+ spring 2020 scheme were published in the Staatscourant [Government Gazette). The application round runs from 17 March to 2 April 2020. In this round, a budget of 4 billion Euro has been made available. The subsidy round is made available for renewable electricity, renewable gas, renewable heat or a combination…

SDE+ spring 2020 budget is increased

The budget for the SDE+ spring round has been increased from 2 billion to 4 billion Euro. This was announced today by the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, Wiebes. The increase of the budget for this subsidy scheme is to provide an additional boost to the development of renewable energy in the Netherlands.…

SDE++ round opens on 29 September

The tender round for the first SDE++ subsidy scheme will open on 29 September and close on 22 October 2020. There is a total budget of 5 billion Euro available in this round. SDE++ is the succesor of the SDE+ scheme. It builds further on some of the features from the SDE+ but is expanding the…

113 applications from wind projects in 2019 SDE+ Autumn Round

On 14 November the SDE+ round of applications for autumn 2019 was closed. RVO.nl (Netherlands Enterprise Agency) received 7,525 applications for subsidies of which 113 were received for wind energy projects. The SDE+ round of applications for autumn 2019 ran from 9 AM on 29 October to 5 PM on 14 November. The total value of…

SDE+ autumn application round to start on 29 October

The autumn 2019 Stimulation of Sustainable Energy Production (SDE+) subsidy application round will start on 29 October. According to RVO.nl, a budget of 5 billion euro is made available for this autumn round. The SDE+ round of applications for autumn 2019 runs from 9 AM on 29 October to 5 PM on 14 November. The…