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Chief Development Officer, reNRG Partners

Charles Ross


Senior Manager, Acquisitions & Structuring, 2022
Manager, Acquisitions & Structuring, 2020-2021
Manager, Business Development, 2019
Associate, Business Development, 2018

  • Lead project acquisitions and investment structuring for 5.3GW of high value renewable energy projects in US and Canada
  • Project Acquisitions: Worked collaboratively with the siting team to identify attractive renewable energy project acquisition targets. Developed relationships with project sellers, negotiated transaction terms for project acquisitions, and supported legal team to memorialize transaction definitive documents. Managed internal subject matter experts in real estate, environmental & permitting, interconnection, engineering and legal to complete project due diligence. Presented due diligence results and acquisition recommendation to senior management for investment decision.
  • Investment Structuring: Coordinated interdisciplinary teams involved in all stages of project development to advance projects from conception through commercial operation. Managed internal subject matter experts in development, real estate, environmental & permitting, interconnection, engineering and legal to advance projects and reduce development risk prior to investment. Worked with procurement, energy trading, PPA origination, operations & maintenance, and finance to structure executable contracts around renewable energy projects prior to investment. Presented project investment proposal to senior management for investment decision

Project Acquisitions Project Experience

  • Dakota Renewable Energy Pennsylvania Solar + Storage Portfolio Acquisition, 4 projects totaling 400MW, PJM Market
  • Open Road Renewable Energy Maryland Solar + Storage Portfolio Acquisition, 3 projects totaling 350MW, PJM Market
  • Dakota Renewable Energy US Solar + Storage Acquisition: 24 projects totaling 3.2GW: Pennsylvania (PJM Market), New Jersey (PJM Market), Delaware (PJM Market), West Virginia (PJM Market), Missouri (MISO and SPP Markets) and Colorado (WECC Market).

Investment Structuring Project Experience

  • Alta Farms Wind Project, 202MW, PJM Market, Illinois
  • Ranchland Wind + Storage Project, 263 Wind, 73MW Storage, ERCOT Market, Texas

Project Acquisition and Investment Structuring Project Experience

  • High Lonesome Wind Project, 500MW, ERCOT Market, Texas
  • Whitney Hill Wind Project, 66MW, PJM Market, Illinois
  • Blue Jay Solar + Storage Project, 270MW Solar, 59MW Storage, ERCOT Market, Texas
  • Riverview Wind Project, 117.6MW, AESO Market, Alberta
  • Castle Rock Ridge Wind Project 29.4MW, AESO Market, Alberta


Corporate Finance Rotational Program, 2015-2018


Renewable Energy Business Development Program
SDA Bocconi 2019-2021

BA, Economics
Union College (NY) 2011-2015

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