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Energy companies are charging hundreds of euros more to people with solar panels who use the net-metering scheme. However, aren't these costs far too high to cover this? This is what the regulator ACM is going to investigate. Meanwhile, energy companies bring hefty extra
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Despite the fact that the Upper House will maintain the net-metering scheme for now, owners of solar panels will have to pay hundreds of euros more per year for their panels. The system will remain in place for the time being and will not (yet) be phased out as the
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Dutch citizens who purchase a smart home battery in combination with a dynamic energy contract can claim a VAT refund. This provides substantial savings, making it more attractive to invest in home batteries. This is according to research conducted by Romano Hagen, fiscal
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Caroline Princen of Budget Energy says she thinks it is "fairer" to put customers with solar panels in the summer at a slight disadvantage compared to customers who cannot afford solar panels, for example. Princen is straightforward and the director
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Payback period of 7.5 years with latest Solar Solutions" In a recent presentation at the Solar Next event, a study showed that the combination of solar panels, home batteries and energy management software has a payback of as much as 3 times the
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Despite the fact that the energy-saving scheme makes solar panels attractive, now even the companies that install them are in favor of phasing them out. "Clarity and predictability are most important," said the general director of Holland Solar. Because of the prevailing uncertainty, more and more people are waiting to see
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The installation of tens of thousands of home batteries in Flanders and large-scale batteries in the Netherlands and Belgium by 2023 confirms the final breakthrough of batteries. With the approaching end of net-metering, more own consumption of solar electricity is essential to reduce the payback period of solar panels
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Self-generated or cheaply purchased energy can be stored using a home battery. This reduces the price per kWh and increases the quality of home batteries through improved technology. With the (possible) abolition of the net-metering scheme
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Published: October 20, 2023 at 14:05 Now that the Cabinet has declared its intention to spare the overcrowded power grid during peak hours, wholesale consumers are advocating a rapid upgrade of the grid. They unanimously express a desire for a plan of attack,
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Published: October 20, 2023 at 13:40 When we come home after work, put the electric car on the charger, heat the house with the heat pump and cook electric food, there has to be power. Because it squeaks and creaks
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Published: October 20 at 13:30 Those who have solar panels and sign a new energy contract are up to 270 euros per year more expensive. Almost all energy companies charge extra costs because of net-metering. This is evident from research by comparison site Keuze.nl
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Published: October 20 at 12:50 The scarcity on the power grid is going to last for years to come. Only from 2027 will there be room again on the power grid in Gelderland for large companies that want to expand or build new premises. Until
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