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Subsidies for innovation in energy - Top Sector Energy (TSE)

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO

Do you work on projects and research in the field of energy innovation? You may be eligible for a subsidy from Top Sector Energy (Topsector Energie, TSE). This is a project initiated by the Dutch government to stimulate a more sustainable energy system.

What kinds of projects can apply?

The subsidy programmes support projects and innovation in the fields of:

  • Circular economy;
  • CO2 reduction within industry;
  • Energy saving;
  • Flexibilisation of the energy system;
  • Natural gas-free homes, neighbourhoods, and buildings;
  • Sustainable energy production;

What subsidies are available?

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When do you qualify?

The conditions for approval differ depending on which themes fit your project. Please see the specific subsidy page to learn more about the requirements for applying.

How to apply?

The opening and closing dates for each of the subsidy schemes vary. Please see the specific subsidy page to learn more about how and when you can apply. You can apply to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO, in Dutch). It is advisable to have your project idea assessed by RVO (in Dutch). You need eHerkenning to apply.

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO
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