Job details

Location
USA
Salary
Market related
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
236188
Posted
ungefähr 2 Monate her

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 field
  • A great attitude for learning new skills and an inquisitive mindset for continuous learning and improvement
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in power markets analysis and economic modeling experience
  • Creative and motivated self-starter with strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Experience with mathematical optimization techniques and mathematical programming
  • Must have excellent communication skills and work effectively in a team-based environment
  • Familiarity 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 programming
  • Knowledge of econometric/regression techniques
  • Programming experience in R or Python and SQL
  • Direct working experience for an RTO/ISO
  • Previous experience in modeling renewables Solar/Wind/Storage etc.
  • Previous experience in transmission planning or transmission operations