April 26, 2019
RICHMOND, Va., April 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Grid, a leading developer of solar projects throughout the United States, is pleased to announce that NextEnergy Capital through their fund NextPower III, has acquired two of our solar development projects, totaling approximately 46MWp/34MWac, in Henrico County and Westmoreland County, VA.
The two solar projects, Briel... Read more »
April 22, 2019
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, also called a direct PPA or retail PPA, and... Read more »
March 20, 2019
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 »
March 6, 2019
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 direct... Read more »
February 11, 2019
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 »
January 22, 2019
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 »
January 21, 2019
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 »
January 16, 2019
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 »
August 3, 2018
RICHMOND, Va, Aug.14th, 2018 -- Urban Grid, a leading solar developer throughout the United States, is pleased to announce its sale of two solar projects, totaling 240MWAC, in Surry County, Va., to Dominion Energy.
The projects, Colonial Trail West Solar (142 MWac) and Spring Grove Solar I... Read more »
July 5, 2018
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 »