International positioning of the Dutch PV sector, July 2014

The aim of this report is to explore the unique selling points (USPs) of the Dutch solar photovoltaic (PV) sector. The results of this exploration are meant to serve as input for the International Energy Programme (PEI) of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( This programme supports the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs (EZ) in the implementation of its international energy policy, with a focus on the BRIC-countries: Brazil, Russia, India and China. In line with this focus, most of the examples mentioned in this report relate to the BRIC-countries. Nevertheless, the results can also be used in relation to other countries.

An assignment of Netherlands Enterprise Agency (, International Energy Programme (PEI)
A production of Atrivé and Energy Indeed, in consultation with the TKI Solar Energy

Dr. Ronald Franken
Mark Meijer MSc.

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