Yearly Archives: 2014

Pondera to support Siemens with Permit Management

Pondera Consult has been asked by Siemens to provide permit management services for the installation of the offshore wind turbines at the Noordoostpolder wind farm.

Siemens is currently constructing the 48 wind turbines in the IJsselmeer lake. Pondera Consult’s role is to support Siemens with permit-technical issues and compliancy requirements.... More»

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Borssele Offshore Wind Area First To Be Assessed Under New Environmental Framework

The Dutch EIA Commission has confirmed that the approach used by Pondera Consult and Grontmij, to investigate the environmental impact of the offshore wind energy area “Borssele”, is clear and relevant.
The Commission advises on the content and quality of environmental reports. The competent authority, in this case the Minister ... More»

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Pondera/Arcadis prepare the first Dutch offshore grid connection

Pondera Consult and Arcadis consortium given the go-ahead to prepare EIA and permit application for the first Dutch offshore grid connection.

Pondera Consult, together with Arcadis, has been asked by TenneT to support the entire EIA process for the offshore grid connection of offshore wind farms located in the wind ... More»

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Concept Scoping Report Borssele for public consultation

On 24 October 2014, the Concept Scoping Report for ‘Kavelbesluiten Borssele’ was published for public consultation. This concept scoping report has been prepared by Pondera Consult and Grontmij and describes what the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) will examine. The objective of the EIA is to accurately describe the environmental impact ... More»

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Construction of 4 wind turbines to start at Heineken brewery

Pondera Consult prepared the Environmental Impact Assessment and managed the permit application process for the installation of four wind turbines, with a combined installed capacity of 12 MW, at the Heineken brewery in Zoeterwoude. Once operational, the wind turbines will provide up to 40% of the brewery’s energy demand.

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New partnership for international offshore wind farms

Dutch-German Company Wind Minds joins trade mission to Japan and Korea

THE NETHERLANDS / GERMANY – Four Dutch and German consultancies in the field of offshore renewable energy have teamed up and established a new international consultancy company Wind Minds with the objective to combine all their expertise and experience ... More»

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National Cultural Heritage Institute seminar

To achieve the ambitious Dutch national renewable energy targets, a substantial increase of installed onshore wind energy is required over the next few years. Inevitably, wind energy will also appear near cultural heritage sites. The potential tension, but also the opportunities that arise from this combination was discussed at an ... More»

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Final permit issued for wind farm Nieuwe Waterweg

The municipality of Rotterdam issued the final permit for wind farm Nieuwe Waterweg in Hoek van Holland The Netherlands

This project consists of 8 wind turbines, projected parallel to the Nieuwe Waterweg channel near the famous Maeslantkering. The eight wind turbines will produce enough electricity to power 30.000 houses in ... More»

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Permit applications submitted for Wind farm Wieringermeer

On the 9th of September, seven permit applications were submitted for constructing Wind farm Wieringermeer at the municipality of Hollands Kroon. The wind farm, located in the Wieringermeer polder, will consists of 102 wind turbines which will replace individual wind turbines in this area. The wind farm was initiated by ... More»

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New wind turbine operational in Harlingen – The Netherlands

A new wind turbine in the municipality of Harlingen (Netherlands) has been operational since the beginning of this month. 

Pondera Consult assisted in obtaining the necessary permits and conducted the formal procedures. The new Enercon E-44 turbine replaces an older existing turbine at the same location.


Windturbine gemeente Harlingen


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