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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  • SDE+ decision for Agro-Wind Reusel Wind Farm awarded by RVO


    In the past (extra) spring SDE+ round, Pondera, on behalf of Windpark Agro-Wind Reusel B.V., submitted an application for the SDE+ operating subsidy. RVO recently decided to award the SDE+ subsidy to this project. This is the next step towards the realisation of this wind farm. Pondera congratulates Windpark Agro-Wind. . .


    Saba to explore feasibility of wind energy


    Saba to explore feasibility of wind energy The Public Entity Saba, the Saba Electric Company (SEC) and the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy are exploring ways to further...


    CrossWind wins tender for Hollandse Kust (noord) wind farm


    The CrossWind consortium, a joint venture between Shell in the Netherlands and Eneco, is delighted to have been awarded the tender for the subsidy-free offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust (noord). Congrats to Shell and Eneco.


    Plan for Delfzijl Zuid wind farm extension established


    On 25 June 2020, the city council of the municipality of Delfzijl (re)established the zoning plan for the Delfzijl Zuid wind farm extension. Subsequently, on 30 June 2020, the Board...


    Pondera, CE Delft and BRO are working on the Energy Main Structure Program


    In collaboration with CE Delft, BRO and Pondera will carry out the integrated effects analysis (IEA) for the Energy Main Structure Program (PEH) under the EIA / RIP framework agreement. The effect analysis was commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate and in collaboration with the Ministry of. . .


    Certificate for Haliade-X 12 MW


    In June 2020, GE announced that the Haliade-X 12 MW received a provisional type certificate from DNV-GL. This makes it the most powerful turbine in the world, a step closer...


    Acquisition of Energiepark Pottendijk by Eneco


    Jeroen Deddens (owner of Energiepark Pottendijk B.V.) and Eneco have reached agreement on the sale of Energiepark Pottendijk.


    Intrapec opens a solar roof with Sun Canticle


    Playing a Canticle of the Sun to open a solar pv roof: very fitting. This happened on Friday 28 February in Spankeren at the packaging company Intrapec, although the sun barely showed itself.


    City Council approves construction Wind Farm Agro Wind in Reusel


    On 17 February 2020, the City Council of Reusel-De Mierden decided to issue a declaration of no objection for the construction of Wind Farm Agro Wind. This paves the way...


    World record for Haliade-X 12 MW!


    Pondera’s Haliade-X 12 MW prototype in Port of Rotterdam has just set a new world record! It is the first wind turbine ever to generate 288 MWh over the course...


    Wind measurement campaign now even more efficient!


    At the location of a future wind farm, measurements are often taken with a meteorological measuring mast or LiDAR to determine the local wind climate, which is necessary for financing...


    Pondera member of DeepWind cluster


    Pondera is expanding its business to Scotland by entering into the DeepWind cluster.


    Applications for SDE+ Autumn 2019 well exceed budget


    The SDE+ (Stimulation of Sustainable Energy Production) is an operating subsidy for the production of renewable energy in the Netherlands, which covers the price difference between cost price of renewable...


    Inauguration Haliade-X 12 MW


    On 17 and 19 December 2019 Pondera celebrated the inauguration of the World’s largest wind turbine: the GE Haliade-X 12 MW. “As developer and co-owner together with Sif – in...


    Eneco purchases electricity Haliade-X prototype


    Eneco, Future Wind (a joint venture of Pondera Development and SIF Holding Nederland) and GE Renewable Energy announced today that Eneco will purchase all of the electricity generated by GE’s...


    Pondera strengthens team with offshore wind experience


    Pondera entered a partnership with three offshore wind professionals who have won their spurs in this sector.


    GE Haliade-X 12 MW supplies power


    The prototype of the world's most powerful offshore wind turbine, the GE Haliade-X 12 MW, has deliverd its very first kilowatt hours.


    World’s most powerful wind turbine completely installed!


    All three blades of the GE Haliade-X 12 MW are installed. The commissioning of the world’s largest and most powerful wind turbine will be completed in the coming weeks. Key...


    Installation of GE Haliade’s blades has started!


    We are happy to announce that the installation of the first two blades of the GE Haliade-X 12 MW prototype has started. The third blade has yet to arrive at...


    Declaration of no objections for Wind farm Bovenwind


    On 23 September 2019, the Staphorst municipal council issued a declaration of no objection for the Bovenwind wind farm (previously Staphorst wind farm). This means that the developer of the...


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