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Energy price cap for low-volume users 2023 subsidy (CEK23)

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Are you a supplier of gas, electricity, or heat to low-volume users? You can apply for the Energy price cap for low-volume users 2023 subsidy (CEK23) (subsidieregeling bekostiging plafond energietarieven kleingebruikers 2023, CEK23). This subsidy helps you to reduce the energy costs of your customers.

Who can apply?

You can apply for CEK23 if you meet the conditions, for instance:

  • For gas and electricity suppliers: you supply small consumers listed in the Central Grid Connection Register (Centraal Aansluitingenregister, C-AR).
  • For heat suppliers: you are a heat supplier under the Heat Act.
  • You are a listed supplier with access to this scheme.
  • You must use the full subsidy for the price cap. 100% of the subsidy must go to your customers and you must reduce their advance payment.

You can read all conditions for gas and electricity suppliers (in Dutch) and all conditions for heat suppliers(in Dutch) at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO).

How to apply?

  • Gas and electricity suppliers could apply for the CEK23 for gas and electricity suppliers with RVO (in Dutch) until 16 January 2023, 17:00 hours. Did you apply for CEK23? You then need to apply for individual advance payments between the 1st and 15th of each month for the following month .
  • Heat suppliers could apply for the CEK23 for heat suppliers with RVO (in Dutch) until 16 January 2023, 17:00 hours. Did you apply for CEK23? You will receive advance payments each quarter.

This information is provided by

Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVO
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