February 14, 2023
◼ Termination of net-metering in the Netherlands
While some months ago, the feed-in tariff scheme was decided to be postponed in the Netherlands, the Dutch parliament has now approved the termination of net-metering in the country.
The Dutch grid has been struggling with the excess photovoltaic power that was increasingly fed into the grid, along with the installed residential PV systems.
In order to counteract this pressure on the public grid, the net-metering scheme will now be dismantled.
For owners of a photovoltaic system in the Netherlands, the case is clear. Increasing self-consumption of the generated PV power is the most efficient and cost-effective way in the Dutch PV market, which will be shifting to self-consumption without any exemptions.
Self-generated photovoltaic electricity needs to be used in the house for hot water, space heating and charging EVs instead of feeding it into the pubic power grid.
Increase self-consumption with my-PV
my-PV’s power diverters are supporting this goal to use significantly more photovoltaic energy for your own consumption, instead of feeding it into the public power grid.
AC ELWA 2 is a water heating device for grid-connected photovoltaic systems. The device uses excess PV energy for hot water heating and thus optimizes the self-consumption of the system. It can be installed in hot water boilers and buffer storages.
AC•THOR is a photovoltaic power diverter for hot water, electric heat sources and optional space heating. In a simple and efficient way, AC•THOR controls electrical heat sources depending on the availability of PV energy and heat demand.
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