The Netherlands

RECs and CECs

In the Netherlands there is ‘energiewet 1.0’, which is a sequel to the Gaswet en new Electriciteitswet 1998. The consultation for a the new law including energy communities ( “Elektriciteitswet 2022” ) has been closed in Feb 2021. It is important to note that no distinction is made between citizen and renewable energy communities, and that they are jointly considered under the term energy communities.

The adopted is awaiting the government formation process.