No double taxation on energy storage

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Effective date: 1 January 2022

What changes?

If you store energy to sell it at a later time, you currently may have to pay tax on it twice: once for storage and once for usage. As of 1 January 2022, you can avoid double taxation in the following cases:

  • the party operating an energy storage facility has a large-scale consumption connection
  • the party operating an energy storage facility declares to the electricity supplier that it is exempted from the levy

For whom?

  • entrepreneurs who exploit energy storage facilities
  • companies who supply electricity to an energy storage facility

When?

This change in law is expected comes into effect on 1 January 2022.

Questions relating to this article?

Please contact the Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO