Farmer-Friendly, Community Focused

National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, is a leading North American renewable energy development company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operate its projects.

As a farmer-friendly and community focused company, National Grid Renewables develops projects for corporations and utilities that seek to repower America’s grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables has a significant portfolio of wind, solar, and energy storage projects in various stages of development, construction, and operation throughout the United States.

National Grid Renewables’ projects contribute significantly to their local host communities and economies by establishing a new source for tax revenue and landowner income, increasing local spending, funding charitable donations, and creating jobs.

Project Benefits and Impacts

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Project Benefits and Impacts​ Infographic

* Data derived from renewable energy projects owned and operated by National Grid Renewables. Environmental benefits calculated using the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) greenhouse gas equivalencies calculator. Environmental benefits are singular, not additive. Environmental benefits represent annual estimated amounts. Economic benefits calculated based on National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) JEDI Model, National Grid Renewables models, and current tax law for renewable energy facilities. Economic benefits represent estimated total impact over the first 20 years of operation. All benefits and amounts are estimates and not guaranteed. Information presented is subject to change.

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NG Renewables Carbon Dashboard Stats

* Data derived from renewable energy projects owned and operated by National Grid Renewables. Environmental benefits calculated using the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) greenhouse gas equivalencies calculator. Environmental benefits are singular, not additive. Environmental benefits represent annual estimated amounts. Economic benefits calculated based on National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) JEDI Model, National Grid Renewables models, and current tax law for renewable energy facilities. Economic benefits represent estimated total impact over the first 20 years of operation. All benefits and amounts are estimates and not guaranteed. Information presented is subject to change.

Current Projected Economic Benefits: 20 Years*

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~$85 million in landowner payments
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~$50 million in tax revenue
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~$800,000 in charitable giving
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~450 new construction or full time jobs
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~20 million metric tons CO2 emissions offset

*Calculations based on projects developed by National Grid Renewables and/or Geronimo Energy that are either operational or currently under construction. Calculations based on National Renewable Energy Laboratory JEDI model and local and state tax law. Amounts are estimates and not guaranteed. Subject to change.

Our Projects

National Grid Renewables has a portfolio of wind, solar, and storage projects in development, construction, and operation throughout the United States.

About Us

Headquartered out of Minneapolis, National Grid Renewables is a national leader in renewable energy project development, construction, operations, and ownership.

Cordi O Hara

Cordi O'Hara

Chair of the National Grid Renewables Board & President, National Grid Ventures

In her role as President of National Grid Ventures (NGV), Cordi is responsible for the development, financing, construction and operation of large-scale energy assets, including: electricity interconnectors; LNG storage and regasification; onshore wind and solar generation; and competitive transmission.

Prior to joining NGV, Cordi was Chief Operating Officer, US Gas Business for National Grid; where she was accountable for the safe, reliable and affordable operation of National Grid’s gas distribution businesses across the New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island service territories on behalf of the company’s 3.6 million customers.

Cordi also ran the UK System Operator for National Grid, where she oversaw the strategy, planning and operation of over 14,000 miles of gas and electricity networks in Great Britain. In her tenure in this role she integrated over 14 GW of renewable, clean energy into the UK system. She has advocated for innovative solutions to a decarbonized energy market, including clean technology solutions and new demand response initiatives.

Cordi became a fellow of the UK Energy Institute in 2016, acknowledging her significant experience in UK and European energy markets and networks, and was awarded an OBE in 2019.

Cordi has more than 20 years’ experience in the energy industry, managing key relationships with government officials, regulators and customers. She has overseen transformation efforts to improve the customer experience across the National Grid businesses in the United States and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining National Grid, Cordi worked for Centrica, the largest UK energy retailer, in a variety of commercial and operational roles; including serving 11 million customer accounts in the United Kingdom.

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