The Dutch cupboard introduced right this moment that it’ll allocate €2.6 billion ($2.84 billion) by way of it The Nationwide Progress Fund to assist the creation of recent applied sciences within the fields of sustainability, power, excessive tech, digitalization, and healthcare.
The federal government says it would allocate a big a part of this quantity – €412 million – to assist the manufacturing of photo voltaic modules based mostly on a round economic system method.
“The solar performs an necessary position within the power transition,” the federal government stated in an announcement, with out giving additional particulars on the implementation of this system. “Researchers, suppliers of uncooked supplies, building corporations and the automotive sector have come collectively to make sure that the subsequent technology of photo voltaic panels is developed right here in a totally round method.”
Within the Netherlands, there’s presently a plan for a 3 GW photo voltaic cell manufacturing unit underneath the MCPV consortium consisting of 9 corporations.
The federal government has additionally allotted €296 million to assist battery manufacturing. “Giant Dutch corporations, SMEs, start-ups, and academic establishments are collaborating on round battery applied sciences constructed from various and non-critical uncooked supplies,” it additionally stated.
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