Projects

National Grid Renewables develops, owns and operates large-scale renewable energy assets across the United States, including solar, wind and energy storage. As a farmer-friendly and community focused company, we develop projects that provide positive economic impact for landowners and community members. Our portfolio includes renewable energy projects located throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction and operation.

Solar Energy Projects

National Grid Renewables is a flexible, nimble, and creative renewable energy developer that offers customizable solar energy solutions for all types of power purchasers. National Grid Renewables’ focus on community breeds local support for our solar energy projects, and our ability to deliver market-leading, creative, and efficient solar energy projects is due to our top-notch team of renewable energy experts. As a leader in the solar development industry, our team has expertise in areas such as permitting, interconnection, transmission, real estate, policy, project management, construction and operation. 

Wind Energy Projects

National Grid Renewables develops wind farms throughout the United States in locations where there is robust wind resource, suitable transmission access, and receptive communities. This combination is crucial for successful wind energy development projects that deliver low cost energy to customers across America. National Grid Renewables’ farmer-friendly philosophy means our wind energy projects are designed with a primary focus on the concerns of landowners, farmers, and community members, which sets our projects up for long-term success throughout the development, construction, and operation phases. 

Energy Storage Solutions

Energy storage solutions provide National Grid Renewables’ utility and commercial & industrial customers a flexible, customizable way to realize a broad range of benefits. Storage’s rapid response and ramping capabilities are highly effective for balancing supply and demand, particularly when paired with renewable energy generators. National Grid Renewables is familiar with a wide range of energy storage technologies, including lithium ion batteries, pumped hydro, flow batteries, and gravitational solutions.

National Grid Renewables works with its customers and storage supply partners to identify the optimal storage solutions for each specific situation. After developing solutions that balance benefits against costs to achieve the optimal combination of economics, safety, and reliability, we develop then finance, construct, and operate the projects, providing our customers a single touchpoint throughout. In line with our farmer-friendly value system, National Grid Renewables engages local communities throughout the project’s life to build support for the project and maximize its value.

About Us

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

Contact Us

Our team of experts are located throughout multiple states in the regions where we develop, construct, and operate projects.

Daniel

Daniel Westerman

President, Renewable Energy for National Grid, Chairman of the Board

As President of National Grid’s competitive Renewable Energy business, Daniel is globally responsible for all non-regulated activities across Utility scale Renewables (wind, solar and storage), Distributed Energy Resources (solar, storage, grid services, energy management & other services), Metering (traditional & smart), and Electric Vehicle charging solutions. Having joined National Grid in 2014 as Group Head of Strategy, he has since held a number of operational and strategic roles with the company. Prior to National Grid, Daniel was an Associate Partner with McKinsey & Company, the global management consulting firm, and spent his early career in the Automotive sector. Daniel is a Director of Enbala Power Networks, a leading provider of intelligent software to manage distributed energy resources, an advisory board member to the Rocky Mountain Institute, a leading US-based energy think tank, and Habitat Energy, a UK battery optimisation software developer. He was also a contributor to the comprehensive review of the Australian Energy Market lead by the Chief Scientist. Daniel holds degrees in Engineering and Mathematics from the University of Melbourne and an MBA from the Melbourne and London Business Schools. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the IET. Born in Australia, Daniel now lives in Shakespeare country in England with his wife, two sons and their somewhat over-entitled dog.