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.

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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