Renewable Energy in the Netherlands

Renewable Energy in the Netherlands is a monthly update of the state of the Dutch (renewable) energy situation. Each month a detailed presentation is published with the newest insights in the data and developments.


Renewable Energy in the Netherlands is a monthly update of the state of the Dutch (renewable) energy situation. Each month a detailed presentation is published with the newest insights in the data and developments.

April 2019: This April, the fraction renewable energy was 8.7%, compared to 7.7% in April last year.

March 2019: This March, energy related CO2 emissions were 10% less than in March 2018.

February 2019: This February, the CO2 emission was 15% lower than in February 2018.

January 2019: In January, the fraction renewable energy was 17.7%, up from 16.6% a year ago.

December 2018: In December, the fraction renewable energy was 7.6%, up from 6.6% a year ago.

November 2018: In November, the Netherlands produced on average 7.2% of its final energy consumption in the form of renewables.

October 2018: In October, the Netherlands produced on average 7.3% of its final energy consumption in the form of renewables.

September 2018: In September 2018 the Netherlands produced 80% more energy from solar panels compared to September 2017

June 2018: In June 2018 the Netherlands had a new record of 8.6% renewable energy

May 2018: In May 2018 the Netherlands had a new record of 8.4% renewable energy

April 2018: In April 2018 the fraction renewable electricity was at a record level of 16.5%

March 2018: In March 2018, the Netherlands produced 7.0% of its final energy consumption in the form of renewables

February 2018: Percentage renewable in the Netherlands was 6.3%, compared to the 6.1% last year.

January 2018: High percentage renewable energy in the Netherlands in January: 6.6%, compared to last year when it was 5.3%

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About the author

Analysis by Dr. Martien Visser, Professor Energy Transition & Network Integration at Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen.

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