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- Onshore Wind
- Offshore wind
From an early age, Pondera founder Hans Rijntalder knew he wanted to become an entrepreneur. While studying in America, he discovered his passion for the environment and climate. ‘What's so appealing about being an entrepreneur? Being able to follow your instincts.’ We were in conversation with R ijntalder about the energy supply of the future, Pondera's new role and the importance of 'steady but healthy' growth.
Whiffle started as an idea developed at TU Delft in 2016. Simply put, Whiffle is a meteorological data company that can precisely model weather on a very small scale using their self-developed model GRASP. Pondera's Kyra de Haan and Mark Rijntalder talked to Bob Meijer and Adriaan Derksen about their latest innovation.
An increasing number of companies have one and even more are considering getting one: a battery. With more and more wind turbines and solar panels putting electricity on the grid, it is becoming progressively more challenging to balance supply and demand at every moment of the day. Batteries can provide a solution, but the business case can be complex and problematic, say Jeroen de Veth, Jim Quik and Mark Rijntalder of Pondera Consult.