Project Development

groSolar has broad experience developing projects, readying them for successful financing and construction. groSolar is able to manage the entire project life-cycle from development through design, finance, construction, and operations our project development (siting, permitting, and design), construction, and operations and management. Our clients work with one team to bring their project to fruition, reducing transaction costs and ensuring exceptional transparency.

groSolar's project development experience can be a valuable aid to:

  • Project Developers
  • Sponsors
  • Investors
  • Lenders
  • and long-term owners

A sampling of the services we can provide during the development phase of a project includes:

  • Feasibility analysis
  • System layout, design, and electricity generation projections
  • Interconnection review and design
  • Permitting review
  • Site and construction analysis
  • Financing options

Early Collaboration

Leveraging groSolar's experience can be a valuable resource when developing your solar project.  Our experience has clearly shown that early collaboration on a project provides significant benefits and can reduce costs and schedule impacts.

Interested in learning more about our development team? 

Vice President of Business Development - Utility & Wholesale Markets

Timothy Heinle, Vice President of Business Development, joined groSolar in 2013 and currently leads groSolar’s utility solar business development efforts.  Mr. Heinle has over 20 years of experience in the energy industry, specializing in the development and financing of large independent power projects.  He has held management roles with Duke Energy, Pace Global, Magellan Resources, Community Energy, and Siemens.  His broad-based experience covers natural gas, coal, wind, solar, landfill gas, alternative fuels, and technology commercialization.  Mr. Heinle has played a key role in the... +

Vice President of Business Development - Commercial & Industrial

Robb Jetty, Vice President of Business Development, joined groSolar in 2016 and currently leads grosolar’s Commercial & Industrial business development efforts. Mr. Jetty has gained extensive solar industry experience from executive positions across the entire value chain while working for Recurrent Energy, M+W Energy (Gehrlicher Solar), Yingli, and Onyx Renewable Partners (a Blackstone Company). Since 2003 he has led the development, finance, construction, and operation of over $600M (~300 MW) roof-top, carport, and both fixed or tracking ground-mount solar projects in 16 different U.... +

Vice President of New Markets

Mr. Burnsed directs new market strategy and development for groSolar and brings over a decade of experience in management consulting, engineering, and renewable energy development.  He is a well-respected solar industry leader who is responsible for the development of more than 50 MW of distributed generation and utility scale solar projects in over a dozen states.  Prior to joining groSolar, Mr. Burnsed served as Director of Business Development for ECS Energy and Vice President of Operations at HelioSage (now Coronal Development Services).  Mr. Burnsed draws on a deep and diverse... +