Author Archives: Pondera Consult

Plans wind farm De Veenwieken are irrevocable

The Council of State declared the appeals against the zoning plan, integration plan and environmental permist for wind farm De Veenwieken, with 10 wind turbines south of Demensvaart, unfounded. This means that the plans have become irrevocable and the (preparation of the) construction can start.

Pondera Consult wrote the EIA, ... More»

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Administrative Jurisdiction Division approves WFSD Hollandse Kust (zuid)

The Administrative Jurisdiction Division of the Council of State issued a positive judgement on the Wind Farm Site Desicions (WFSD) for sites I and II of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) wind energy area. In it’s judgement, the division regularly refers to the Environmental Impact Report (EIA), which was drawn up ... More»

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European wind sector growing but not yet matured

The wind energy sector is now a mature sector. A first look at the exhibition floor of the WindEurope Conference & Exhibition 2017 seems to confirm this picture. With more than 8000 people and 300 stands, Amsterdam RAI is well stocked. However, the sector is not yet mature for the ... More»

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Invitation WIND EUROPE 2017 Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam

November 28th – 30th 2017

Pondera is present this year at the WindEurope 2017 in Amsterdam on the 28th – 30th of November.

Wind is now the fastest growing energy source in the world, and is full of innovation and unprecedented ambition, hence more than 8000 visitors visit this fair ... More»

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Pondera starts its first wind measurement campaign

With the purchase of a ZephIR 300 Pondera will soon start with its first wind measurement campaign. The ZephIR 300 is a Lidar: a device which measures the wind speed at various heights using laser beams. Wind measurements at the project location are an increasingly important part of a thorough ... More»

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Pondera supports development solar farms Nijmegen

Following the work that Pondera Consult carried out for Wind Farm Nijmegen-Betuwe along the A15 in Nijmegen, developer Wiek-II asked Pondera to support the development of two solar farms in Nijmegen. The solar farmDe Grift, near the existing wind farm, is about 5 hectares in size and is planned to ... More»

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Pondera consults wind development along A16

The Province of North Brabant has chosen the preferred alternative for wind energy along the A16. This means that Pondera Consult also advises in the coming phase in the further realization of various wind developments along the A16. Pondera Consult has been asked by Rijkswaterstaat to provide support in the ... More»

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Province Groningen grants permits five wind farms

The province of Groningen has granted an environmental permit for five wind farms this week. Pondera Consult was involved in the preparation of three of these wind farms. This concerns Oostpolder wind farm (EIA and permits for Innogy and Waddenwind), Oosterhorn wind farm (sub-studies of EIA, permits and spatial support ... More»

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Commission m.e.r. positive about EIA WFSD’s

Commission m.e.r. positive about EIA Wind Farm Site Decisions (WFSD) III and IV Hollandse Kust (zuid)

The Commission m.e.r. has issued a review advice on the environmental impact report (EIA) for the Wind Farm Site Decisions for sites III and IV of the Hollandse Kust (zuid) wind energy area that ... More»

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The search for added value

Author: Mariëlle de Sain – sustainable energy adviser at Pondera Consult, guest member of the IEA (International Energy Agency) Task 28 on Social acceptance of wind energy (1)

For more information on participation and environmental management: Attend the session entitled Stakeholder engagement: the Dutch approach. Location: Wind days 2016, Rotterdam ... More»

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