Netherlands Renewables Report

Published 16 December 2014

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Netherlands Renewables Report

BMI View : Sever al recently announced high - profile investments have injected a renewed sense of optimism into the Netherlands renewables energy sector and as a result the project pipeline is expanding at a healthy rate, particularly in terms of wind power projects. Ongoing government subsidies and a long - term commitment to the expansion of Dutch renewables capacity are encouraging a range of potential investors and we expect to see solid gains in the market.

Previously, confidence in the renewables sector was undermined by the government lowering renewable energy targets. Initially, targets for renewable energy generation were set at an ambitious 20% of the country's total energy mix. This target was reduced to 14% by 2020, however, the government has also committed to a target of 16% by 2023. The SDE+ subsidy programme will continue into 2015 with a provisional budget of EUR3.5bn, further instilling confidence in renewable energy projects.

The sector is currently seeing the most positive growth is wind power. Wind generation is well established as a considerable component of the non-hydro renewables energy mix in the Netherlands and is expected to account for 36.5% of generation in 2015 (5.7% of total energy generation). By the end of the forecast period, due to the inclusion of several major onshore and offshore projects, such as the Gemini Wind Farm, wind power will constitute an increasing proportion of the energy mix, accounting for 48.6% of non-hydro renewables generation (11.6% of total energy generation).

Biomass, though currently dominating the renewables sector and expected to increase steadily moving forward, will gradually lose out in terms of its market share to wind power. As such a well-developed sector, accounting for 61.9% of non-hydro renewables generation in 2015, there is little scope for substantial expansion of the sector. Very limited growth is also expected in terms of solar power, currently the smallest contributor to the...

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View
Industry Forecast
Netherlands Renewables Forecast Scenario
Table: Netherlands' Total Electricity Generation Data And Forecasts, 2012-2017
Table: Netherlands' Total Electricity Generation Long-Term Forecasts, 2018-2023
Table: Netherlands' Electricity Generating Capacity Data And Forecasts, 2012-2017
Table: Netherlands' Electricity Generating Capacity Long-Term Forecasts 2018-2023
Netherlands Renewables Projects Database
Table: Netherlands Major Projects - Renewables
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
Netherlands Renewables Risk/Reward Ratings
Market Overview
Sustainable Energy Policy And Infrastructure
Targets (Renewables And Emissions)
Table: Renewable Feed-In Tariffs In 2012
Competitive Landscape
Royal Dutch Shell (Shell)
Nuon Energy
Delta NV
Table: Glossary Of Terms
Methodology And Sources
Industry Forecast Methodology
Risk/Reward Ratings Methodology
Table: Renewables Risk/Reward Rating Indicators
Table: Weighting Indicators

The Netherlands Renewables Report researched at source contains Business Monitor International (BMI)'s assessment of the current renewables market in Netherlands. The report also contains historical data together with forecasts to end-2018 covering electricity generation (TWh) and electricity capacity (MW).

The renewables sectors covered in the report include Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Tidal and Wave, and Biomass (See Table of Contents for exact coverage). The report also features details on government green energy agendas and funding opportunities, as well as presenting a detailed list of key renewables projects currently being planned or undertaken in Netherlands, their capacity, the timeframe of construction and their current status.

The report discusses the various energy policies currently in force, including targets, subsidies and the relevant infrastructure developments or limitations which might impact on renewables growth, analysing the potential effects of regulatory changes in conjunction with the background macroeconomic outlook. Finally, there is a general overview of the competitive landscape in Netherlands, together with a detailed summary of the main utilities and manufacturers present and their business operations.

BMI's Netherlands Renewables Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with unique independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Netherlands renewables industry.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent renewables industry forecasts for Netherlands to test other views - a key input for successful budgeting and planning in the renewables market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in the Netherlands renewables sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in the country.


BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI's key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis covering the renewables market in Netherlands, regulatory changes, major investments and projects and significant multinational and national company developments.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the renewables sector and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI Industry Forecasts

Historic data series (2010-2012) and forecasts to end-2018 for electricity generation (TWh) and electricity generating capacity (MW) for each individual renewables sector present in the country.

These in turn are broken down into:

Electricity Generation: Overall capacity (TWh), growth % change year-on-year, KWh per capita, % of Total Non-Hydropower renewables generation, % of total electricity generation.

Electricity Capacity: Overall capacity (MW), growth % change year-on-year, % of non-hydroelectric renewables capacity and % of total capacity.

These forecasts are in turn supported by explicit assumptions, in conjunction with analysis of the key risks to the main forecast.

Business Environment Rankings

BMI's Renewables Business Environment Rankings provide fully comparable Risk-Reward Rankings aimed at investors in the regional renewables market.

The rankings methodology makes sophisticated use of various industry, economic and demographic data point.

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