Netherlands Wind Energy Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

Netherlands wind energy market is segmented by Location of Deployment (Onshore and Offshore). The report offers market size and forecasts in installed capacity (GW) for all the above segments.

Netherlands Wind Energy Market Size

Netherlands Wind Energy Market Summary
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Study Period 2019-2027
Base Year For Estimation 2022
Forecast Data Period 2023 - 2028
Historical Data Period 2018 - 2021
CAGR > 9.50 %
Market Concentration Medium

Major Players

Netherlands Wind Energy Market Major Players

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order


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Netherlands Wind Energy Market Analysis

The Netherlands wind energy market is projected to register a CAGR of over 9.5% during the forecast period.

COVID-19 negatively impacted the market in 2020. Presently the market has now reached pre-pandemic levels.

  • Over the medium term, factors like increasing demand for renewable energy, rising investments in wind farms, and reducing CO2 emissions are driving the wind energy market in the country.
  • On the other hand, the increasing adoption of alternate clean power sources such as solar energy is likely to hinder the growth of the wind energy market in the coming years.
  • Nevertheless, the Netherlands has a highly ambitious renewable-energy plan in the works. The country is expected to build the world's largest offshore wind farm by 2027 and a 2.3-square-mile artificial island to support it. The wind farm is expected to produce 30 GW of power, which will likely provide an opportunity for growth in deploying wind energy in the coming future.

Netherlands Wind Energy Market Trends

This section covers the major market trends shaping the Netherlands Wind Energy Market according to our research experts:

Offshore Wind Energy is Expected to Witness Significant Growth

  • In the Netherlands, wind energy is a key renewable energy source that the country depends on to achieve a clean energy goal. The Netherlands is making strides toward the country’s renewable energy targets, i.e., 16% renewable energy sources (RES) by 2023 of total energy demand.
  • The conditions for offshore wind energy in the Netherlands are excellent. The factors like relatively shallow waters, good wind resources, good harbor facilities, experienced industry, and a robust support system drive the offshore wind energy market.
  • The active offshore wind farms in the North Sea are Gemini (600 MW), Luchterduinen (129 MW), Prinses Amalia (120 MW), and Egmond aan Zee (OWEZ) (108 MW).
  • Offshore wind farms under construction are built at several locations in the Dutch part of the North Sea, and they are Hollandse Kust (Zuid) Wind Farm Zone Sites I and II and Hollandse Kust (Zuid) Wind Farm Zone Sites III and IV.
  • The Netherlands holds 7,801 MW of wind energy installed in 2021, and the wind-generated electricity in the Netherlands accounted for 15.34 TWh in 2020. As energy demand rises, the Netherlands is adopting renewable energy as a sustainable and clean form of energy. Adopting offshore wind energy, along with higher wind potential and energy demand, attracts companies to increase investment.
  • In September 2022, Dutch officials established a target of 70 GW of offshore wind power by 2050 to achieve increased sustainability and increase hydrogen production. Approximately 50 GW of wind power is expected to be generated in the Netherlands by 2040. The cabinet is already working towards delivering 21 GW by 2030, about 75% of the current electricity consumption in the country.
  • By location of deployment, offshore wind energy is expected to have significant growth in the market during the forecast period, owing to declining cost and undergoing upcoming offshore wind farm projects.
Netherlands Wind Energy Market - Wind Energy Installed Capacity, in MW, Netherlands, 2011-2021

Increasing Deployment of Solar Energy is likely to Hinder the Growth of the Market

  • The Netherlands has a long tradition of using sustainable energy and is a leading innovator. Solar energy is fast gaining ground in the Netherlands.
  • At the end of 2021, solar PV-based electricity generation reached 11.43 TWh from 8.76 TWh in 2020, with a growth rate of 30.4% using the country's abundant solar resources and newer technology.
  • The major driving factor in the Netherlands solar PV market has been the innovation of new techniques, such as floating PV with bi-facial crystalline Silicon and layered solar systems, resulting in more efficiency.
  • The Netherlands' solar PV covers the national energy demand with an installed capacity of 13.99 GW in 2021. Hence, solar energy installation ought to increase during the forecast period and is likely to hinder the market studied.
  • New upcoming trends, such as smart city initiatives, are expected to play a crucial role in fueling solar PV installations in the country. For instance, Rotterdam, Netherlands, plans to accelerate its RUGGEDISED smart city project, funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 program. The project follows a pioneering approach to improving citizens' quality of life while minimizing the environmental impact. A significant part is focused on powering residential, commercial, and public infrastructures with new solar capacity.
  • In September 2022, with Tomorrow Energy, Q Energy formed a partnership to co-develop 300 MW of photovoltaic projects in the Netherlands, marking the company's entry into the Dutch renewable energy market. As a result of this agreement, the two companies will jointly develop 21 solar systems ranging in capacity from 4 megawatts to 40 megawatts, which will be constructed and installed over the next three years.
  • In November 2022, Dutch-Norwegian company SolarDuck and its consortium partners received a subsidy of USD 7.54 million from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) for developing, testing, and validating its Merganser floating solar energy platform.
  • Such developments in solar PV installations in the county and the increasing adoption of alternate clean power sources such as solar energy is likely to hinder the growth of the wind energy market in the coming years.
Netherlands Wind Energy Market - Electricity Generation from Solar PV, in GWh, Netherlands, 2012-2021

Netherlands Wind Energy Industry Overview

The Netherlands wind energy market is moderately consolidated. Some of the major players (in no particular order) in this market include Enercon GmbH, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA, Mitsubishi Corp, General Electric Company, and Lagerwey Wind BV, among others.

Netherlands Wind Energy Market Leaders

  1. Enercon GmbH

  2. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA

  3. Mitsubishi Corp

  4. General Electric Company

  5. Lagerwey Wind BV

*Disclaimer: Major Players sorted in no particular order

Netherlands Wind Energy Market Concentration

Netherlands Wind Energy Market News

  • In May 2022, BP submitted a bid for two offshore wind leases in the Netherlands with a potential generating capacity of 1.4 GW. In addition, BP has submitted a request for the development rights for Hollandse Kust (west) Wind Farm Zone (HKW) sites VI and VII. In addition to being located 53 kilometers from the country's west coast, HKW contains two wind farms totaling 176 square kilometers in area.
  • In December 2021, GE Renewable Energy announced that it had been selected by Windkoepel Groen to repower part of the Wind plan Groen project in the Flevoland province in the Netherlands. It involves replacing older wind farms with more powerful turbines or retrofitting them with more efficient components in both cases, resulting in significant increases in wind farm productivity and extending the wind farm's life. Three wind parks (Ansjovisstroom, Hanze, and XY Wind) will receive 26 Cypress 6.0-164 onshore wind turbines as part of this repowering project, with a total installed capacity of 156 MW expected to be completed by 2023. This agreement includes a full-service contract for 25 years.

Netherlands Wind Energy Market Report - Table of Contents


    1. 1.1 Scope of the Study

    2. 1.2 Market Definition

    3. 1.3 Study Assumptions




    1. 4.1 Introduction

    2. 4.2 Installed Capacity and Forecast in GW, till 2027

    3. 4.3 Recent Trends and Developments

    4. 4.4 Government Policies and Regulations

    5. 4.5 Market Dynamics

      1. 4.5.1 Drivers

      2. 4.5.2 Restraints

    6. 4.6 Supply Chain Analysis

    7. 4.7 PESTLE Analysis


    1. 5.1 Location of Deployment

      1. 5.1.1 Onshore

      2. 5.1.2 Offshore


    1. 6.1 Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Collaborations, and Agreements

    2. 6.2 Strategies Adopted by Leading Players

    3. 6.3 Company Profiles

      1. 6.3.1 Enercon GmbH

      2. 6.3.2 Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA

      3. 6.3.3 Mitsubishi Corp

      4. 6.3.4 General Electric Company

      5. 6.3.5 Lagerwey Wind BV

      6. 6.3.6 RWE AG

      7. 6.3.7 Vestas Wind Systems A/S

      8. 6.3.8 Wind Energy Solutions WES B.V.

    4. *List Not Exhaustive

**Subject to Availability

Netherlands Wind Energy Industry Segmentation

The wind produces electricity by converting the kinetic energy of air in motion into electricity. By rotating the rotor blades, wind transforms kinetic energy into rotational energy. The rotational energy is transferred to the generator through a shaft, generating electrical power.

The Netherlands wind energy market is segmented by deployment location, which is segmented into onshore and offshore. For each segment, the market sizing and forecasts have been done based on installed capacity (GW).

Location of Deployment

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Netherlands Wind Energy Market Research FAQs

The Netherlands Wind Energy Market is projected to register a CAGR of greater than 9.5% during the forecast period (2023-2027).

Enercon GmbH, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA, Mitsubishi Corp, General Electric Company and Lagerwey Wind BV are the major companies operating in the Netherlands Wind Energy Market.

Netherlands Wind Energy Industry Report

Statistics for the 2023 Netherlands Wind Energy market share, size and revenue growth rate, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Netherlands Wind Energy analysis includes a market forecast outlook to 2028 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry analysis as a free report PDF download.

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