Urban Grid takes an ownership approach early in the development and construction of solar process to ensure that performance forecasts will be achieved over the asset’s operational life. Urban Grid successfully manages the complexities of project due diligence, multi-party negotiations, system installation, investment financing and ongoing operational performance and risk management. We have the ability to navigate the financial and legal complexities of long-term PPA and site lease contracts ensuring visibility throughout deal negotiation. Urban Grid is determined to provide a high-performing solar installation that maximizes the financial benefits for our customers. Development services include securing land, preliminary engineering and engineering reviews, EPC contractor selection, obtaining regulatory and interconnection approvals and permits, and oversight of the construction process. Urban Grid’s approach to construction management makes certain that the highest quality solar installation is delivered to the client.
Urban Grid is actively developing large utility-scale solar power plants in Maryland, Virginia and Georgia. By utilitizing our in-house development fund and relationships with utility partners and EPC firms, we are positioned for strong growth in the utility solar development markets. With our partners, we have connected over 250MW of solar projects in MD, VA, DE, NM, NY and the UK and have 500MW under development in Maryland and Virginia. Urban Grid takes an ownership approach early in the development and construction of solar process to ensure that performance forecasts will be achieved over the asset’s operational life.
The utility solar development process typically involves the following steps:
If you are a landowner interested in using your site for utility solar, more information can be found here.