Green Development LLC is the leading developer of utility-scale renewable energy projects in Rhode Island, specializing in wind, solar, and battery storage. The company delivers significant energy savings to qualified organizations through the virtual net metering program.
Founded in 2009, the company has built a portfolio of over 70 MW of solar and wind projects, with plans to add 111 MW more in 2021.
Green Development has played an important role in transforming and diversifying Rhode Island’s energy portfolio. By providing a sustainable and reliable energy supply, the company helps generate in-state investment, increase energy security, and boost economic activity. Its renewable energy projects create local job opportunities, including construction, component manufacturing, service, and maintenance.
As the foremost developer of onshore wind energy in Rhode Island, Green Development’s portfolio includes installations in Johnston, Coventry, Portsmouth, and North Kingston, with future development at the Port of Providence. Large solar energy sites are located in Richmond, West Greenwich, Hopkinton, and Coventry, with ongoing and future projects in North Smithfield and West Greenwich.
Green Development LLC manages and owns renewable energy projects from start to finish, including planning and design, site development, project financing, construction, operation and maintenance, and asset management. Working with municipalities, quasi-public entities, schools, churches, housing authorities, and other nonprofit organizations, the company provides energy savings through the virtual net metering program. Farmers and landowners receive lease revenue for the small portion of land used for the project while preserving their farms. Green Development has expertise in financial and legislative requirements, supply chain, logistics, technological advancement, and project management. In-house experts are available to perform monitoring, routine maintenance, and repair projects.
The company was featured on the Solar Power World 2019 and 2020 Top Solar Contractors Lists, while Green Development’s founder, Mark DePasquale, was named to the annual GoLocal Prov list, “20 to Watch in RI in 2020.”
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