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Earth Day 2021: The Home Depot, NRG, The Hershey Company Sign Solar PPAs

Project to offset CO2 emissions by ~450,000 metric tons annually, will utilize First Solar Series 6 modules.

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National Grid Renewables: Our Business and Values

Learn about National Grid Renewables’ business and how we’re creating a clean, fair, and affordable energy future for all.

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Local Governments Benefit from Renewable Energy

Local government representatives and officials discuss the benefits of contracting for renewable energy and hosting renewable energy projects in their communities.

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Green River Wind Donates to Local Community

The Great Give-Back: Green River Wind Farm Makes First Annual Donation to Local Community Fund Project

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We Repower America

Join us in our effort to repower America with renewable energy to create a clean, fair, and affordable energy future for all.

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Prairie Wolf Solar Starts Construction

Project poised to create millions in tax revenue, landowner income, and charitable initiatives.

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Alliant Energy to Acquire 100 MW Springfield Solar

Announcement marks second project partnership with Alliant Energy for National Grid Renewables

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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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