Analyst - Structured Finance
- Location: Denver
- Salary: Market related
Location: Candidates must be in Denver, CO or San Fransisco, CA - offers a relocation package if needed
As a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects. We are a 50:50 joint venture with a mission to help drive the world's transition to low carbon energy.
With solar set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, we are well-positioned to capitalize on this growth. By joining the team, you will 'be the change' on the world's energy transition to a more sustainable future.
We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit as we continue to push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. By choosing a career with us, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling role surrounded by people who are passionate and have brilliant ideas about sustainable technology, innovation and making the world a better place
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At this company, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.The Structured Origination Analyst is responsible for analysis, research, and transactional support for bilateral and RFP origination activity to support the company's wind, solar, energy storage asset development growth and existing structured products portfolio.Structured origination products include renewable portfolio PPAs, load following and carbon-free energy solutions, 24/7 carbon-free energy solutions, and more traditional PPAs, VPPAs, or other financial and physical instruments.Reporting to the Director of Structured Origination, this position will work closely with the entire origination team as well as the commercial and development teams in the AES Clean Energy business. The position will enjoy extensive opportunity to learn renewable origination in a variety of North American markets, as well as gain general energy market knowledge and transactional experience.Main ResponsibilitiesSupport the sourcing, negotiation, and execution of long-term power sale agreements with customers to facilitate the development of renewable assets, energy storage, while meeting customers' needs for sustainability and carbon-free goals. Prepare proposals and presentation materials for customers for both RFP processes as well as bilateral negotiations. Build and manage relationships with new and existing customers. Coordinate with internal teams such as Commercial, Development, Finance, Engineering, and other departments to deliver required deliverables for Structured PPA transactions. Prepare internal and external memos and presentations. Keep abreast of renewable energy opportunities and national trends impacting the future of renewable development opportunities and their competitiveness as they relate to customers. Support the development of uniform and consistent deal processes across the business.QualificationsBachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, sciences, or equivalent. Knowledge of US energy markets. Understanding of renewable generation technology including wind, solar, and battery storage. Solid commercial mindset & ability to balance customer and business needs. Analytical and problem-solving skills with a high level of attention to detail. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong organization and time management skills. Solid Microsoft Office 365 knowledge including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams, OneNote, SharePoint, etc. Familiarity with Salesforce or other CRM applications.
Director/Senior Director, Structured FinanceThe Structured Finance team is committed to helping my client finance and commercialize 25GW by 2025 having helped financing 2.2 GW and raise $3.3bn of debt and tax equity financing in the USA since 2019. To support our mandate, our team is looking for a highly motivated and analytical Director or Senior Director of Structured Finacne who has a strong interest in joining a dynamic and high performing team to capitalize on substantial deal flow for a top tier platform in the U.S. The individual will be responsible for supporting project finance debt/tax equity transactions from the initial capital raising stage to final funding events. In addition, the individual will be responsible for conducting financial analyses for offtake contract origination, M&A opportunities, and undertake miscellaneous analytic tasks. Duties Lead negotiations and structuring with financing counterparties for large-scale solar assets, including tax equity, construction debt, term debt, and other financial products Manage teams performing all aspects of transaction execution including project marketing, negotiation of financing terms, investor due diligence, structuring and financial modeling, and transaction closing Lead valuation, due diligence, negotiation, and financing of late-stage project acquisitions Provide guidance to Power Marketing and Project Development teams regarding financial structuring and investor appetite for new offtake structures Prepare and present project acquisition opportunities and other business initiatives to the Investment Committee and other senior executives Qualifications & Experience 6+ years of professional experience working in renewable energy project financeincluding firsthand experience closing multiple project debt and tax equity financings Successful track record of managing project finance and M&A transactions from beginning to end Experience leading internal teams and managing external counterparties All remote candidates qualified to work in the USA shall be considered, however a strong bias/advantage will be given to candidateswilling to relocate to and work from our offices in San Francisco or Denver.
The client is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects, working in a 50:50 joint venture with bp to help drive the world's transition to low-carbon energy. With solar energy set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, the client is well-positioned to capitalize on this growth. By joining the client's team, individuals can contribute to the world's energy transition towards a more sustainable future.The client takes pride in its entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to pushing the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. Those who choose a career with the client can expect a challenging and fulfilling role, surrounded by passionate individuals who share a common goal of promoting sustainable technology, innovation, and execution.The role of the client is to lead the team's efforts to originate, structure, and close financeable off-take arrangements (PPAs, CfDs, hedges, etc.) for large-scale solar and storage projects in designated regions. This role involves significant cross-functional collaboration with teams across the company.Responsibilities of the client include leading regional business development efforts for large-scale solar and storage origination, originating, structuring, negotiating, and closing off-take agreements, managing cross-functional collaboration with development, construction, finance, and other teams, and staying up-to-date with market and industry trends to optimize project economics. The client is also responsible for training analysts to model and market solar and storage projects to potential off-takers, determining pricing and product structures, and collaborating closely with the Executive Team to contribute to forward-looking platform strategies and Business Development team growth.The ideal candidate for the client should have strong analytical and pro-forma modelling skills, prior experience in executing commercial transactions in U.S. power markets, and a demonstrated track record in structuring and negotiating off-take agreements. They should also have 7+ years of relevant work experience in the energy industry, with a preference for utility-scale solar, and existing relationship networks in the sector. A Bachelor's degree is required, with a Master's degree/MBA preferred. Proficiency in ERCOT market structure and off-take opportunities and battery storage offtake contracts (tolling agreements, revenue share, etc.) is also preferred.
My client is a renewable energy developer that is at the forefront of transforming the energy sector. They empower businesses and communities to make informed decisions regarding energy generation, storage, and management. Through their expertise in developing, financing, owning, and operating distributed solar and energy storage projects, my client enables customers to embrace sustainable practices on their premises. They are a team of passionate and driven individuals who share a common mission to revolutionize global energy consumption. Solving complex challenges for their customers fuels their innovation and determination. In California and the Midwest, my client embodies the spirit of a startup while benefiting from substantial experience and access to capital comparable to the largest solar development companies in the US. They are committed to providing a comprehensive range of energy innovations to help customers save money and flourish through sustainable energy solutions, such as behind-the-meter solar photovoltaics, behind-the-meter energy storage, microgrids, electric vehicle charging, solar-to-hydrogen, and solar-to-desalination water systems.Project Development AnalystThe Project Development Analyst plays a crucial role in overseeing all aspects of the development process. This position requires a proactive individual with exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to analyze complex problems through critical thinking. As an entry-level position, it offers a solid foundation for understanding various facets of solar and storage project development.Responsibilities: Develop project schedules using Excel or similar project management software, outlining tasks, budgets, timelines, and dependencies. Collaborate with the GIS and real estate teams for site analysis and selection. Assist in landowner outreach and negotiate contracts until lease, license, or purchase agreements are executed. Facilitate the utility's interconnection study process in conjunction with engineering consultants. Coordinate real estate due diligence, including survey and title reviews, with assistance from real estate specialists and attorneys. Assess permitting requirements, including land use and zoning approvals from county planning and zoning authorities, as well as any necessary state or federal permits. Understand project-specific property tax regulations, researching potential tax abatements or bilateral property tax agreements. Collaborate with third-party engineering and environmental consultants to acquire required studies and surveys for real estate due diligence and permit applications. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university. Ability to analyze and effectively present multiple data points to support development and commercial strategy decisions made by company leadership. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective internal management and team-building, as well as external relationship building. Meticulous attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work. Exceptional organizational skills to manage multiple priorities concurrently. Demonstrates integrity, tenacity, and credibility, coupled with a proactive approach and personal accountability. Additional Information: San Francisco Bay Area location preferred for the San Francisco office. Opportunity to interact directly with customers and company decision-makers. Potential for career growth and development with mentorship from senior executives. Benefits: Competitive salary.Performance-based bonus structure with clearly defined milestones.401K plan with employer matching.Health and dental insurance coverage.Three weeks of annual paid vacation.Flexible work environment to accommodate personal and professional commitments.
At this company, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.The Owner's Engineer supports the development, construction, and financing of large-scale renewable energy projects by representing this company with financing parties, investors, lenders, and Independent Engineers.The Owner's Engineer becomes a member of a cross-functional engineering team and ensures that projects in development meet standards agreed to with financing parties and updates those standards to meet industry best practices. Strong communication and project management skills are required to manage the internal and external engineering resources needed to collect documentation, provide answers to due diligence questions, and ensure that projects meet quality and reliability expectations.The Owner's Engineer will be responsible for the technical documentation, required site visits, and Independent Engineering due diligence reports for photovoltaic, energy storage, wind, and hydroelectric generation facilities from 1 to 1000 MW in capacity.The successful candidate will have a depth of experience in the design, engineering, and analysis of photovoltaic and battery storage systems with transmission-level interconnections, as well as an in-depth understanding of the architectures and components to build such systems. Experience in all phases of energy project development is expected, from development to operations.The position is Remote with preference in San Francisco, CA, Salt Lake City, UT, or Louisville, CO, and may include up to 25% travel to project locations and partner offices.Key ResponsibilitiesOwner Representation - Represent this company's Owner's Engineer on wind, solar, energy storage, and hydroelectric projects while supporting project finance efforts for multiple projects. Promote Safety - Promote safety for all projects throughout the team. Development Support - Provide support to Origination, Development, and M&A teams for new and upcoming projects. Production Estimation and Report Evaluation - Review production estimates from (EPC) partners and Independent Engineering firms for validity. Project Engineering and Management Support - Work with this company's project teams to ensure quality projects are installed and maintained throughout the portfolio. Plan Review - Review plans and related technical documentation for approval and comment. Construction QA/QC - Work with construction teams to ensure that all technical and bank/Independent Engineering requirements are met for project finance, and projects meet this company's standards. Independent Engineer Review - Collect, organize, review, distribute Engineering and Construction related deliverables to Independent Engineering firms for their review, comment, and approval. Operating Facilities Support - Support this company's operating facilities for better efficiencies and operational performance. RCA - Participate in Root-Cause-Analysis efforts for failed equipment encountered during construction and operation. Structured Finance Support - Work integrally with this company's Internal Structured Finance team and Independent Engineering firms on technical due diligence for project financing (Tax Equity, Construction Finance, and Back-Leverage). IE Selection - Assist in the selection of Independent Engineers to confirm capabilities and suitability for project technology and project economics. Report Review - Review the closing Independent Engineer report drafts, construction site visit reports, construction supplement reports in conjunction with structured finance to ensure there are no errors or misrepresentation of the facts. Coordinate Site Visits - Coordinate directly with the Independent Engineer and onsite personnel to conduct construction site visits and Mechanical Completion visits. Attend Site Visits - Travel to sites throughout the project build-cycle to participate in meetings and inspections/field walks with EPCs, Independent Engineering representatives, and investors/financiers. Manage Timelines - This company expects to have about  Independent Engineer reports per year for utility-scale projects and  for distributed-scale projects. The engineering lead will maintain a schedule of issuances and make sure the Independent Engineer is on track to deliver reports in a timely manner. Diligence - The engineer will work to provide responses for diligence questions of the Independent Engineer for engineering-related items (e.g., designs, commissioning tests, reports, module equipment inspections). The engineer will maintain a database for engineering deliverables. Risk Statement Resolution - Identify statements of risk in reports and work with Project Engineers/PF team to resolve or bound. Coordination with Project Engineers - Coordinate bring-downs of production estimates based on Independent Engineer feedback. Identify differences between equity view and Independent Engineer assumptions, if any. Maintain a database of current estimates. Model Assumptions/Finance Initiatives - Lead engineering modeling initiatives that relate to the financial model (e.g., inverter reserve assumptions, degradation, tracker reserves, BESS post PPA operating expenses). Certificates - Coordinate with legal and Independent Engineer on form MC certificates, draw certificates, SC certificates, and reliance letters. Coordinate with the Independent Engineer in obtaining the executed copies of such certificates. Diligence - Work to provide responses for diligence questions for all items not related to engineering (permitting, IC, equipment contracts, etc.).Skills and QualificationsPrimary QualificationsUndergraduate degree in Engineering or equivalent technical field. 5+ years of professional experience in solar PV system design, development, and construction. Experience with construction site quality control activities and investor site visits. Experience with debt or tax equity financing practices, terminology, and requirements. Strong technical writing skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical topics to a non-engineering audience. Project and case management skills, including a strong aptitude for managing and prioritizing multiple projects and deadlines. Comfort with NEC and NESC code, as well as related codes such as IBC, NFPA 855. Strong proficiency with AutoCAD, PVsyst, and Microsoft Excel."Plus" QualificationsGraduate degree in Engineering. 2+ years of experience in energy storage, wind, or hydroelectric design and modeling. Professional Engineer qualification. Spanish language skills. OSHA
As an Offshore Foundation Structural Assessment Senior Engineer F/M you will be involved in delivering multi-level ongoing projects in the offshore wind whilst looking at the wider renewable energy business in general, contributing and developing broader technical solutions for business.You'll be part of an enthusiastic and committed team of Engineers and Technicians to deliver high-quality output on projects. Client care and repeat business are crucial to success. This means you enjoy developing and nurturing relationships with clients.You will have a good understanding of the technical engineering requirements of offshore wind turbine structures. As an Offshore foundation structural assessment senior engineer, you will be Performing structural calculations mainly using the finite element calculation method (FEA) to include: Analysis of Structural ModelsMonitoring calculations and detailed drawingsSelection of load cases (environmental conditions, a turbine in production/shutdown, etc.)Post-processing of extreme loads and fatigueAnalysis of the results and recommendations on the designData flow managementEnsuring technical compliance with the relevant regulations and client specificationsCompletion and delivery of high-quality technical reports. and you will carry out the dimensioning of structures: In the pre-design, design, basic, and detailed engineering phases (typically offshore jacket/monopile wind turbine foundation).Analysis of structural designs and gradually develop expertise in a wide range of offshore structures including static & dynamic analysis, fatigue analysis, impact analysis, fracture mechanics, Finite Element Analysis, wave dynamics, seismic design, engineering materials, etc. The role is based in Nantes, France, and the incumbent will have the right to work and reside in France.In this hybrid role, you will have a defined work location that includes remote work from home, in the office, and offshore/on-site as agreed with your manager.Flexibility to working hours and willing travel locally and internationally may be required occasionally.What we are looking forWe are looking for a determined, results, and client-oriented professional with a supportive and global mindset, and excellent interpersonal skills. The successful candidate should be passionate about innovation, and progress and enjoys working in a dynamic and multicultural environment both independently and as part of a team. In addition, you: Hold a Master's degree (or equivalent):structural mechanics and/or solid mechanics.Have at least 3 years of experience in the offshore field (Wind or Oil & Gas) in the dimensioning of offshore foundation structures, mainly of the jacket or monopile type.Will have Knowledge of mechanical characteristics of metal/concrete/composite materials (RDM).Have an in-depth understanding of at least 1 of the following: ANSYS / SACS / ABAQUS / SESAM.Knowledge and/or practice of standards such as DNV-GL, IEC, API, AISC, and Eurocodes.Are fully proficient in English, and French is an advantage.Practice in code checking, yielding, buckling, and fatigue, in ULS, FLS, and ALS conditions could be an additional advantage.
Location: RemoteThis job opening is for a Transmission Analyst/Energy Market Analyst position in Scottsdale, AZ or Remote. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing transmission-related analyses of energy markets across the US, developing and maintaining market models and their data, and working with Commercial and Finance teams to evaluate transmission risks. The position requires 4+ years of experience as an Energy Market Analyst within the renewable industry, utility, or RTO/ISO, a BS in Engineering or a similar field, and detailed knowledge of interconnection and operations at Utilities, ISOs/RTOs, and Transmission Providers. Responsibilities Develop case studies to include appropriate interconnection generators, transmission upgrades and outages.Perform energy market forecasting and analysis, basis study using production cost and power flow models for projects interconnecting primarily in PJM, MISO, CAISO.Analyze market trends in capacity, energy, and ancillary service markets.Work with Commercial and Finance teams to evaluate the transmission risks.Assist in preparing responses to RFPs for new tenders/bids.Oversee and validate Consultant’s work for production cost modeling and analysis.Support the Commercial team, Project Engineers team and Project Managers through Engineering design, construction, and commissioning deliverables.Stay up to date on all relevant new and upcoming technologies and policies at ISOs/RTOs. Requirements 4+ years as an Energy Market Analyst within the renewable industry, utility or RTO/ISO is highly preferred.Detailed knowledge of the Interconnection and operations at Utilities, ISOs/RTOs and Transmission Providers.Strong verbal and written communication skills with External and internal Customers, Subcontractors, Vendors.Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilitiesProficient within Microsoft Office products. Education Requirements BS in Engineering or similar field from an accredited university.Electrical Engineering is preferred.PROMOD, PLEXOS, Probe, UPLAN or similar software
Job Overview: The role demands a dynamic and enthusiastic Consultant with experience of working in multi-discipline teams through various design phases, as well as having an active interest in assisting clients and the wider energy industry through the transition to Net Zero.Due to continued and expected growth with our onshore engineering capability we are looking to strengthen our onshore Civils Engineering capability.The role will also demand the candidate to be adaptable to varying assignments at short notice and multi-task for delivery of concurrent assignments, as required, as well as be able to convey the Company's competencies, vision and values to internal and external clients.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Production of calculations, specifications, and drawings for a wide variety of projects.FEED and Pre-FEED multi-discipline studies.Cut and fill optimisationDrainage solutionsRoad/pavement layout and designReinforced concrete design Requirements: Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent3+ years experience with good Civil Engineering knowledge, ideally aligned to Oil & Gas / Energy industriesDemonstrable experience of supporting studies from conceptual engineering up to and beyond FEEDPreparation of material estimates and specifications.Experience in reviewing impact on existing site designs, determination of constructability methodologyAbility to identify project risks and prepare mitigation plans.Experience in development engineering scopes of works (SOW) & CTR hour estimates If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for using their analytical mindset to analyze and interpret financial data, then relating it to potential business trends and issues. This candidate will feel comfortable using insights they have discovered to communicate important themes and discoveries to company leadership. The company is a solar developer and it seeking a candidate with familiarity with the renewables industry.Responsibilities Analyze current and past financial data and performance to make recommendations on profit enhancementConsistently analyze financial information based on both routine and ad-hoc reportsInterpret financial data to recognize changing trends, patterns, and their meaning related to key performance indicatorsCommunicate financial insights suggesting business issues to management Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics, or Finance or equivalent experience1 - 3 years' financial analysis and modeling experienceAdvanced knowledge of ExcelKnowledge of solar tax equity strongly preferred. This is a hybrid position - must be in the office 3 days per week.
Core Responsibilities Develop power market forecasts/basis/congestion models and perform market simulations in support of development siting, origination strategy and M&A activities.Leverage expertise in market structures based on specific region (East/West/Central) and apply concepts/analytics to support the development of new product solutions.Engage with third-party consultants to review transmission congestion analysis and basis outlook in regional power market(s) and basis outlook for our projects.Review and incorporate relevant market policies, rules and other qualitative factors into asset optimization models.Perform sensitivity analysis on key market drivers and forecasts including demand expectations, gas prices, retirements, additions, outages and other trends impacting the energy space at a macro level.Prepare market assessments/analytics/reviews to departmental management and engage with internal/external business partners to determine trends and factors impacting the energy market and our projects in the development of a forward market view.Perform ad hoc analysis of wholesale electricity markets and asset dispatch and optimization as requested.Collaborate with other members of the team to optimize state of the art modeling tools and develop and automate forecasting models to improve efficiencies and effectiveness. Education and Experience Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering, economics, mathematics, statistics, or similar fieldA great attitude for learning new skills and an inquisitive mindset for continuous learning and improvementMinimum 5 years of experience in power markets analysis and economic modeling experienceCreative and motivated self-starter with strong organizational and time-management skillsExperience with mathematical optimization techniques and mathematical programmingMust have excellent communication skills and work effectively in a team-based environmentFamiliarity with one or more production cost models: Dayzer, Plexos, Aurora, UPLAN, PROMOD, or other production cost modeling software Preferences Knowledge and understanding of production cost modeling and linear programmingKnowledge of econometric/regression techniquesProgramming experience in R or Python and SQLDirect working experience for an RTO/ISOPrevious experience in modeling renewables Solar/Wind/Storage etc.Previous experience in transmission planning or transmission operations
Job Overview: Responsible for spatial data management, map production and the provision of GIS support services for both onshore and offshore environments.Key Responsibilities and Duties: Project spatial data management within a spatial database including the validation of incoming geophysical / geotechnical survey data and CAD engineering drawings; maintaining spatial data quality standards and metadata; building automated spatial data workflows for loading and processing; and providing spatial data deliverables according to required standards.Professional quality map and chart production to meet the needs of the different project departments, ensuring timely delivery in accordance with project cartographic standards and compatibility with the Document Management System.Key GIS interface with contractors and stakeholders on the project: EIA, land management, offshore survey, geological, etc.Provision of ad-hoc GIS support to the different project departments including spatial analysis and visualisation tasks for assisting project decision making; informal training to colleagues wanting to use GIS; and providing occasional support to other GIS colleagues within the company. Requirements: A degree in GIS or Geography, Master's degree in GIS preferable. 5+ years experience providing professional GIS services.2+ years experience in offshore wind industry or similar.Experience with Desktop GIS software, principally QGIS but also proprietary ESRI GIS software ArcMap / ArcGIS Pro and associated common extensionsExperience with spatial databases and SQL, principally PostGIS but also ESRI ArcSDE / Enterprise GeodatabasesExperience building spatial data workflows with tools such as QGIS Graphical Modeller, PyQGIS, ArcGIS ModelBuilder, ArcPy and/or FME.Experience of map series production with QGIS Atlas and/or ArcGIS Data Driven PagesBasic competency in AutoCAD or equivalent CAD softwareExperience with other relevant systems and software will be considered as a plus, especially web GIS platforms.General knowledge and interest in renewable energy and environmental assessment regulatory frameworks and renewable energy project development, design, and construction. If you feel the above criteria applies to you, please do not hesitate to apply.
1. Develop, maintain and optimize business cases and financial models for offshore wind projects2. Work closely with internal stakeholders, external consultants and partners to ensure relevant assumptions are accurate in financial models3. Take the lead in offshore preparation doc wind auction and ensuring the compliance with the bid regulations4. Liaison with financial advisor, insurance broker etc., to discuss and provide bankability and financial opinions on relevant subjects5. Work with Business Development team to evaluate and analyze new opportunities