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The Local Economic Benefits of Solar Energy Projects

Landowners, officials, and community members who live near National Grid Renewables’ (formerly known as Geronimo Energy) solar energy projects speak about the positive economic impacts solar energy projects provide their hometowns, including tax revenue, landowner income and electric cost savings.

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Prinsco Saves on Energy Costs with Solar

National Grid Renewables (formerly known as Geronimo Energy) customer, Prinsco Inc., discusses how its contract for solar energy helped the company save on energy costs and facilitate investment in other parts of their business.

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Cargill Signs First VPPA with National Grid Renewables (FKA Geronimo Energy)

National Grid Renewables (formerly known as Geronimo Energy) customer, Cargill, talks about its first Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) at the Crocker Wind Farm in South Dakota as one way it is achieving its sustainability goals.

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Rural American Wind Farms: Perspectives from Community Members

Community members in National Grid Renewables’, formerly known as Geronimo Energy, wind farms discuss how their lives have benefited from local wind farms and how these projects have positively impacted their rural communities.

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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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