Offshore wind

Offshore wind is one of the most promising renewable energy sources, in that it can provide large volumes of sustainable electricity at a price that can now compete with electricity from fossil sources. Pondera has been active in this field since the first offshore wind farms became operational and has built up an enormous track record.

Read the latest news about our offshore wind projects below.

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  • Pondera takes over Oldbaum


    In order to help the market become more cost-efficient, innovative technologies and approaches need to be developed and applied in projects world-wide. Following several years of fruitful collaboration, Oldbaum Services...


    Eric Arends visits the BIXPO event in South Korea


    Between 10 and 12 November 2021, the BIXPO event was held in Gwangju, South Korea. At the invitation of the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), Eric Arends, vice chairman of...


    Management changes at Pondera Consult


    Pondera has been in existence for over 14 years, and in that time it has grown into a flourishing business employing around 70 people in the Netherlands and abroad. The...


    A fresh start in a refurbished office


    Pondera in Arnhem has undergone a metamorphosis. On 25 October 2021, we moved into the new office next to Arnhem Central Station. The open look, fresh colours and a combination...


    The sewage treatment plant as an energy hub


    Pondera is conducting research for the Unie van Waterschappen (Dutch Association of Water Boards) into a sustainable solution to make sewage treatment plants less dependent on the electricity grid. This...


    Pondera assesses performance of existing wind farms


    In order to assess the performance of existing wind farms, specifically whether a wind farm is achieving its intended energy yield, Pondera has developed a method for preparing what is...


    Blog: From energy producer to energy hub


    With the energy transition in full swing, the Dutch energy grid is becoming increasingly burdened. As a result, the supply of renewable energy to the grid is limited in some...


    Pondera joins online Trade Mission from the Netherlands to Vietnam


    On Thursday 16 September 2021, Pondera joined the online Trade Mission and was introduced to several interesting Vietnamese organisations. Pondera recognizes Vietnam as a strong potential growth market for renewable...


    Pondera and SolarDuck sign agreement for developing 555 MWp of offshore solar projects


    Pondera and SolarDuck, a key player in the floating offshore solar market, signed a memorandum of understanding detailing the development of 555 MWp of offshore solar projects over the coming...


    Pondera's Podium: Tom Herfs’ graduate thesis


    Tom Herfs has been working at Pondera since June 2021. Within the team Environment and Spatial Planning, Tom is a junior advisor on renewable energy and is involved in, among...


    Pondera joins ADCN’s podcast on potential of doing business in Vietnam


    Pondera has been active in Vietnam for several years and is currently preparing a permanent stay with the setup of a local branch office. We consider Vietnam a very promising...


    Blog: The safety of wind turbines


    Fortunately it is a rare occurrence, but wind turbines can fail in such ways that they pose a risk to the safety of the surrounding area. Imagine the damage caused...


    Wind turbine supply contract WF Bovenwind signed


    At the end of June 2021, the cooperative Wij Duurzaam Staphorst signed the supply contract for three Enercon E-138 EP3 E3 wind turbines for wind farm Bovenwind – the first...


    Wind turbine (noise) and health: update


    The fact that our blog on wind turbine noise and health from 2018 is still being read to this day and is the most read blog on our website leads...


    Reinforcement of the contracting team


    Mark van Doorn has been employed by Pondera since 1 May 2021 and works within the CBE team, which is involved in the Contracting, Construction & Exploitation of sustainable energy...


    Start construction Windplan Groen


    On 28 May 2021, the construction of Windplan Groen officially started. The first activities were the decommissioning of several existing wind turbines in the area and the construction of the...


    We would like to introduce you to our new colleagues!


    The Pondera team welcomes four new colleagues: Mark, Rita, John and Tom. We are very confident that they’ll make a major contribution to our team. We would like to introduce...


    Jeju Hanlim Offshore Wind project enters new stage, design and construction phase


    Pondera recently completed the first (contracting) phase of owner’s engineering services for Jeju Hanlim Offshore Wind in South Korea. Pondera and Korean engineering company Hanmi Global are working on this...


    Partnerships: Key factor to accelerate offshore wind in Korea


    South Korean ambitions for the renewable energy transition South Korea has announced a series of renewable energy masterplans in the recent past years and indicated their goals to generate 20%...


    Utrecht University students complete research into energy storage alternatives


    Five enthusiastic students from the Bachelor’s program in Natural Science and Innovation Management at Utrecht University, in collaboration with Pondera, have attempted to answer the question of which energy storage...


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