The Netherlands has a strong focus on sustainable development, including renewable energy. In its search for alternative energy sources it has become a leading player in wind energy and is building a reputable position in the solar value chain.
The Energy Research Center of the Netherlands (ECN) is recognized as a top research institute within the industry.
Brabant offers the solar industry considerable advantages in logistics, R&D and manufacturing functions including:
Brabant actively encourages cooperation between academia, specialist research institutions and industry. The chemicals industry in Brabant has access to a considerable network of specialist industry partners.
Brabant's growing reputation in the solar industry is confirmed by the presence of key industry players such as: