Energy Service Companies

At the heart of innovative financing models for efficiency

Energy service companies (ESCOs) deliver energy efficiency projects that are financed based on energy savings. Given the need to rapidly and significantly increase financing for energy efficiency, interest in ESCO business models is growing.


The Netherlands



	Share of activity
Public	50
Private	25
Both	25
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	Share of contracts
Both Energy Performance Contract Shared & Guaranteed Saving 	63
Energy Performance Contract Guaranteed Saving	38
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Insights

Due to recent awareness campaigns and the establishment of EPC models and guidelines, the ESCO market has grown significantly. Additionally, the development of several other support measures and energy savings funds have aided ESCO and EPC growth.

Average duration of ESCO projects in The Netherlands: QualitEE Data

QualitEE Data

The QualitEE survey has collected data surrounding the main drivers and barriers of business for ESCOs in The Netherlands. This is an excellent opportunity to compare the structural differences of ESCO markets to identify policies or mechanisms that account for such variance. Policies can then be built to complement existing drivers and overcome identified barriers.

QualitEE Data

QualitEE Data