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Watch the construction timelapse for Copperhead Solar & Storage, located in Falls County, TX, to learn more about National Grid Renewables initiatives to create a greener future and what it takes to develop the land our project resides.

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At National Grid Renewables, our 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 operations.

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Showcasing the environmental, social and economic benefits of solar energy projects, National Grid Renewables hosted the “Solar Does Good” community event at its 128 megawatt (MW) Wild Springs Solar Project in Pennington County, South Dakota in July 2023. The event brought together local community members, landowners, customers and partners in celebration of the project’s construction, as well as its associated benefits for local and state communities.

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On October 11, 2022, National Grid Renewables hosted project partners and landowners to celebrate the start of construction at its Copperhead Solar & Storage Project, a 150 megawatt (MW) solar and 100 megawatt hour (MWh) storage project in Falls County, Texas. During the groundbreaking event, National Grid Renewables also announced a 140 MW Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with The Hershey Company for Copperhead, marking the second PPA between The Hershey Company and National Grid Renewables after The Hershey Company’s Noble solar PPA was announced in 2021.

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Alongside community members, project customers and partners, National Grid Renewables hosted a community celebration and Stuff-the-Bus event at the Prairie Wolf Solar Project (Prairie Wolf) in Coles County, Illinois.

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On October 27, 2021, as part of the first-ever American Clean Power Week, National Grid Renewables hosted a Celebration Event at the Noble Solar and Storage Project in Texas.


We’re under construction on the 200 MW Prairie Wolf Solar Project in Coles County, Illinois. Prairie Wolf is poised to generate millions in tax revenue, landowner income and charitable initiatives, all while adding more clean energy to the electric grid.

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