Utilities & Co-ops

groSolar has a positive history and lengthy track record of integrating PV systems with utilities and power cooperatives across the U.S.  We are knowledgeable in navigating interconnection requirements and the due diligence needs for successful utility interconnections.  The utilization of solar PV can provide positive system benefits including peak load management, reduction in fossil fuel usage and greenhouse gas emissions, and compliance with renewable portfolio standards.

Examples of groSolar's work for utilities and co-ops include:

  • Dairyland Power Cooperative - Wisconsin
  • Taunton Municipal Light Plant - Massachusetts 
  • Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) - Indiana
  • Templeton Municipal Light Plant - Massachusetts 
  • Jacksonville Electric Authority - Florida
  • Oklahoma Gas & Electric - Oklahoma
  • Green Mountain Power - Vermont

Benefits of Solar for Utilities & Co-ops 

  • Diversification: Diversify your energy portfolio while complying with environmental and renewable portfolio standards and other energy mandates
  • Lower Costs: Fixed price and guaranteed output for 20+ years, with limited O&M costs, and no exposure to the price volatility of fossil fuel energy generation
  • Manage Summer and Winter Peaks: Quickly deploy new generation capacity near load centers, offsetting the need for new generation and transmission capacity
  • Sustainability: Utilize renewable energy sources to meet sustainability and environmental initiatives