Ponooc, the independently operating investment fund of Pon, invests in wind turbine manufacturer Lagerwey. With this investment Ponooc takes a a minority in Lagerwey. Wind fits into the sustainable investment strategy of Ponooc.
Paul Zandstra, CEO Ponooc: “We are pleased and proud to contribute with our fund to the transition to sustainable energy. Lagerwey is able to become a leading player in the wind industry with its innovation power and years of experience.” The participation of Ponooc enables Lagerwey to accelarate its growth plans. For example, new prototypes of wind turbines are being developed and a new production facility will be built.
Huib Morelisse, CEO of Lagerwey: “This investment strengthens our base and gives us the opportunity to achieve our ambitions in the field of innovation and cost reduction of wind energy significantly faster. With our new L136 platform we have developed the largest IECII wind turbine in the market. But we also want to develop the technique to install wind turbines further. For example, with the Lagerwey Crane which can climb to any height and makes large and heavy cranes obsolete.”
Ponooc is an investment fund focused on investments in sustainable energy and mobility. The current portfolio consists of companies which are, among other things, active in battery storage, smart city solutions, geothermal energy, energy services and bike part concepts.
Lagerwey is a Dutch designer and manufacturer of wind turbines. Lagerwey stands for quality and simplicity and aims to further reduce the cost of wind energy. The company has been delivering sustainable wind energy since 1979.