What Is A Sleeved PPA?

As a large organization, a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) is often the most accessible and effective way for an organization to procure large amounts of renewable energy. The two most common types of PPAs are sleeved PPAs and Virtual Power Purchase Agreements (VPPAs). According to the... Read more »

Renewable Energy Risk Management: The Benefits and Risks of a VPPA

Virtual Power Purchase Agreements (VPPAs) have become an attractive tool for corporate renewable energy procurement. They provide an opportunity to purchase renewables at a meaningful scale, allowing organizations the chance to make impactful progress towards their sustainability and carbon reduction goals. There are many benefits to... Read more »

Achieving Sustainability Goals Through Additionality

For renewable energy buyers looking to demonstrate leadership by increasing the effectiveness of their sustainability projects, understanding the importance of additionality is critical. What Is Additionality? Additionality is a term adopted by the renewable energy industry to describe when an organization’s power purchase agreement (PPA) has the... Read more »

Quick Guide to Virtual Power Purchase Agreements

A Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA), also known as a Synthetic PPA, or Contract for Differences, is a popular type of renewable energy contracting structure that provides a financial hedge against future energy fluctuations. The VPPA structure supports bringing new, clean renewable energy onto the grid... Read more »

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BEFORE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF MARYLAND IN THE MATTER OF THE APPLICATION OF MORGNEC ROAD SOLAR, LLC FOR A CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY TO CONSTRUCT A 45 MW SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC GENERATING FACILITY IN KENT COUNTY, MARYLAND CASE NO. 9499 POSTPONED HEARING NOTICE Regarding the captioned matter, the pre-hearing conference that was... Read more »

Types of Power Purchase Agreements For Offsite Renewable Energy Projects

The increased attention to carbon footprints and the adoption of sustainability commitments have led to major increases in demand for renewables among commercial, industrial, and institutional customers. Innovations in the structuring of renewable energy power purchase agreements have drastically increased the accessibility of renewable energy projects... Read more »

Solar Project Development Process: Understanding the Steps

The development of utility-scale solar projects is a long and complex process, requiring extensive expertise. Urban Grid provides fully integrated solutions to bring a utility-scale solar project from conception to construction which involves six key steps discussed below.  Key Steps of the Utility-Scale Solar Project Development Process When... Read more »

Governor Northam Announces New Solar Project in Henrico County

Governor Ralph Northam today announced that the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a permit for Urban Grid Solar to construct and operate a new solar facility, Briel Farm Solar, LLC, on approximately 230 acres in Henrico County. The 20 megawatt (MW) project will... Read more »

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