NoordzeeWind is a joint venture between utility company Nuon and oil company Shell. NoordzeeWind has been set up specifically for the development, construction and management of the Egmond aan Zee Offshore Wind Farm. Both companies stress the importance of making the energy supply more sustainable. The development of wind energy plays an important role in this. Between them Nuon and Shell have the necessary expertise to develop, build and manage this first Dutch offshore wind farm successfully.