Why invest in Circular Energy?

As an investor you want to make sure that your investment meets the goals you set: continuity, profitability, sustainability and reliability. We have listed a number of considerations.

Political ambitions

  • Climate law: long-term perspective

The unique Dutch climate law aims for a CO₂ reduction of 49% in 2030 and 95% in 2050 compared to 1990. That 49% amounts to about 41 megatonnes of CO₂. Such a legal requirement survives cabinets. This long-term perspective is favorable for Circular Energy and investors who have focused their eyes on a sustainable future.


  • Climate agreement: accelerate sustainable innovations

 In 2030 we will have to reduce our CO emissions with 49% compared to 1990. In order to achieve this goal, the Dutch government, the industry and NGO’s have negotiated a climate agreement. Read more...

Investment climate: clean offshore energy supply

  • Wind farms: super-sized battery for balancing the offshore grid

The target of the Dutch government is to expand the number of offshore wind farms to 4.5 GW in 2023 and 11.5 GW in 2030. This builds trust to invest in this booming market. Especially in solutions to stabilize the power. Read more...

  • Small fields: independent of gas transport pipeline

For the time being, natural gas will remain an important source for the Dutch energy supply as the cleanest fossil raw material. Circular Energy's objective is to extract natural gas from small fields in the North Sea. Investments in offshore installations can count on support from EBN. Read more...

  • CCS: efficient waste processing

In order to achieve the climate targets, energy saving and sustainable energy generation are not sufficient at this moment. To  reduce CO₂ emissions, the government supports initiatives to capture and store CO₂. Circular Energy stores the released CO₂ itself. Read more ...


Economic model: realistic and profitable

In calculating the economic feasibility of our installation, we have taken into account all crucial factors involved. The economic model shows that the installation yields sufficient returns to justify investments.

  • Power market: balancing pays off

The revenue model of Circular Energy is based on power trading on the APX market. This is due to the flexible nature of the offshore power plant, which 'moves along' with the supply of electricity from wind. Read more ...

  • Reservoir estimates: 25 years production

We have conducted an extensive study into the size and recovery factor of various small fields on the North Sea. The field we selected for our first project, 'Cranberry', achieves a daily production of 800 m³ of gas for 25 years. This field can stabilize the power production as long as the lifespan of a wind farm. Read more...

  • Internal rate of return: 10 % during 20 years

For investors who are looking for a return over a long period of time we have an attractive offer. On the basis of realistic estimates of electricity prices, CO₂ prices and investments, it appears that we can offer a internal rate of return, in real terms, of 10%. For 20 years. Read more...

  • CO₂ prices on the rise

The upward trend in CO₂ prices has been clearly visible for half a year now. In mid-May 2018 the prices of CO₂ emissions rose to EUR 15 per tonne. This is favourable for the clean installation of Circular Energy ánd our investors. Read more...

  • Gas to Wire: positive business model

 The development of the gas field does not depend on existing gas infrastructure. Potential fields do not have to be close to a gas pipeline, only within reach of an offshore wind farm. Read more...

Technique: smart combination of existing techniques

The installation of Circular Energy uses existing techniques. We optimize our integral design and the capacity of all components to the ultimate goal: balancing the offshore grid. Investors can be certain that no risks are taken with the reliability of the offshore installation. Read more...

Corporate social responsibility: circular and reuse

As an investor you want to comply with the obligations that corporate social responsibility entails. The installation of Circular Energy is not only circular, the impact on the environment is very limited and we try to reuse components as much as possible. Read more... 

Experienced team with risk-bearing experts

Circular Energy is a start-up with decades of experience in the energy sector. Circular Energy consists of an enthusiastic team of experts from different disciplines. They combine a university technical or financial/ economic background with years of experience in the oil & gas industry or electricity sector. As co-shareholder, they bear a risk. Meet our team

Risk diversification: investment cascade

Serious investments are required for the realization of our plant. To spread the risk for investors, we have split the project in different phases. In addition, we are looking for different investors to find the ideal combination of financing forms. Read more...

Risks: identified and manageable

Of course,  there are risks to this project. We approach them with an open mind and try to keep them manageable. For ourselves and for our investors.


The challenges for this project include:

  • Public acceptance
  • Investment costs
  • Electricity prices
  • Wind farm realization
  • CO₂ prices




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