Transmission Market Analyst
- Location: USA
- Salary: Market related
This 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.
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
My client is an industry leader in the development, acquisition and operation of renewables and energy storage. With a 2.4+ GW operating portfolio and a substantial development pipeline, my client represents one of the nation's largest non-utility portfolios of renewables and energy storage. They are dedicated to solving a critical challenge in the transformation of our energy systems: decarbonizing electricity supply while maintaining affordability, reliability and resilience. With a focus on innovation, my client continually seeks to optimize solutions in step with an evolving regulatory, political, environmental and market landscape. This position will support site selection efforts and work on the generator interconnection process for my client's growing renewable energy business across various regions within US.Responsibilities Support my client's power generation project development, acquisition, and operations activities in the area of electric transmission/interconnection. Maintain a thorough understanding of the generator interconnection process across ISOs/RTOs. Prepare, submit, and manage generator interconnection requests and follow study processes. Support Development team in conducting studies, summarizing ISO/RTO/TO reports to help develop new project siting strategies Coordinate, review, and interpret interconnection and transmission studies (short circuit, transient stability, and load flow) performed by utilities and outside consultants. Perform power flow analysis, review models, and review studies to determine potential upgrade and costs associated with interconnection. Support M&A and Operations teams as needed on transmission / interconnection issues and congestion issues. Provide technical support for project development and acquisition activities in the evaluation of transmission system issues within the various ISOs/RTOs. Provide interconnection support for my client's operating generation projects. Minimum Qualifications, Skills, and Experience Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. 5+ years of experience preferable in competitive generation, consulting, or RTO. Working knowledge of the interconnection process in the ISOs/RTOs. Experience with load flow analysis tools such as GE PSLF, PowerGEM TARA, PSSE or PowerWorld required. Experience with economic analysis tools such as PROMOD preferred. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under time constraints. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Excellent time management and organizational skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. My client offers highly competitive compensation packages, excellent benefits, and is committed to the career development of its employees.
Position: Distributed Markets ManagerLocation(s): Austin, TX, US, 78701 | San Diego, CA, US, 92101 | San Francisco, CA, US | Chicago, IL, US, 60654 | Valhalla, NY, US, 10595My client, a leading clean energy company, is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Distributed Markets Manager to join their Business Development team. As the Distributed Markets Manager, you will play a crucial role in identifying and evaluating market opportunities, driving strategic growth initiatives, and ensuring the company's success in existing and emerging markets. Your expertise in market analysis, economic evaluation, and policy development will contribute to the expansion of renewable energy projects and the achievement of sustainability goals.Responsibilities: Conduct comprehensive market research and analysis to identify emerging trends, market dynamics, and growth opportunities.Evaluate the economic viability of distributed energy projects, assessing financial models, and conducting cost-benefit analyses.Monitor market conditions, policy changes, and regulatory developments to identify potential risks and opportunities.Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement market entry strategies, including market-specific business plans and go-to-market strategies.Provide insights and recommendations to senior management based on market analysis and evaluation of project economics.Engage with external stakeholders, industry associations, and regulatory bodies to stay abreast of market developments and build strategic partnerships.Participate in policy advocacy efforts to influence favorable market conditions and drive policy reforms in support of clean energy growth.Prepare and deliver compelling presentations to internal and external stakeholders, effectively communicating market insights and opportunities.Stay up-to-date with industry best practices, technological advancements, and market trends to maintain a competitive edge. Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, with a focus on distributed markets, market analysis, or business development.Strong understanding of clean energy technologies, distributed energy resources, and the regulatory landscape.Demonstrated experience in market research, economic analysis, and financial modeling.Proven ability to analyze complex data sets, derive actionable insights, and present findings to diverse audiences.Excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with a track record of developing and implementing successful market strategies.Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels.Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Energy Policy, or a related field. A Master's degree or MBA is preferred.Proficiency in data analysis tools and software, as well as Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word).Passion for clean energy, sustainability, and driving the transition to a low-carbon future. Benefits Offered: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans.Life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage.401(k) retirement plan with company matching.Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses.Employee assistance program (EAP) for personal and professional support.Education assistance program to support continuous learning and development.Generous paid time off, parental leave, and company holidays.Competitive salary with the potential for performance-based incentives. My client is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.By joining my client's team, you will contribute to their mission of providing clean, sustainable energy to communities worldwide. With ambitious investments in renewable energy and a commitment to achieving carbon neutrality by 2040, my client offers an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the clean energy sector.
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.
Position: Energy Market Compliance Manager/DirectorLocation: San Diego, CA (Remote work permitted, not EST)Type: Full-timeTravel: Monthly presence in San Diego, CA office Job Description:We are seeking a highly experienced Energy Market Compliance Manager/Director with a minimum of 3-5 years of FERC and CAISO experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring relevant energy markets, market transactions, and communications to ensure compliance with FERC and market rules and regulations.This includes delivering compliance training, providing guidance to the business, monitoring regulatory agencies, and producing regulatory reports. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for enhancing processes and tools to continuously improve the tracking and monitoring of market activities and adapting the program to changes in the business and external laws and regulations.Qualifications: Bachelor's/Master's degreeStrong understanding of Western power markets and energy management operationsDetailed knowledge of energy industry laws, regulations, and standardsExperience in FERC and CAISO complianceProficient in MS Office applications and industry tools and technologiesExcellent communication and presentation skillsStrong analytical skills and logical thought processes
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 our client, 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 Grid Integration group is responsible for siting and interconnecting our client's portfolio to transmission systems across the United States. The group consists of a Transmission Strategy team, Interconnection team, High Voltage Engineering team, and a Generation Modelling and Technical Compliance team.The primary responsibilities of this role are: strategic analysis of the interconnection procedures, queue and transmission system in a given RTO/ISO to formulate and steer greenfield project siting, and to then prepare and manage interconnection requests through to an Interconnection Agreement with the most favorable terms possible. The Interconnection Project Engineer supports the Manager, Interconnection (NY/NE, Regional Lead) on progressing projects through the interconnection process and working cross functionally with the broader Development Team to optimize the position throughout the development lifecycle.The preferred candidate has experience in: the preparation and review of interconnection requests; review and management of PSS/E and/or PSLF models; and participating in the management of solar, storage, and wind projects through the generator interconnection processes including negotiation and execution of Generator Interconnection Agreements. Additional responsibilities include monitoring the progress of required system upgrades and identifying creative mitigation solutions when needed within the applicable open access transmission tariff.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:The Interconnection Project Engineer will support all interconnection activities through the full life cycle of development and construction of projects. The position will support the NY/NE Manager, Interconnection and other internal stakeholders leading to the successful execution of both new and acquired projects across the United States. Some travel required (~15-20%).· Support greenfield development: review transmission system analysis, identify interconnection agencies and procedures, prepare and file interconnection requests including supporting internal and external parties on preparation of technical materials, provide viability feedback to the NY/NE Manager, Interconnection, and other internal stakeholders to support any financial and project approvals needed.· Interconnection study process: support the review and analysis of utility study reports; tracking and reporting results throughout process; support negotiation and execution of interconnection agreements and engineering and procurement agreements· Implementation of portfolio projects: assist internal groups to complete deliverables required by transmission owners to construct interconnection facilities including integrating schedules of Transmission Owner into project construction schedule.· Support project due diligence efforts, identify existing and potential red flags for project acquisitions and existing pipeline projects.Desired Skills and Expertise:· Familiarity with reviewing interconnection studies and power flow models. Experience running study models a plus.· Ability to analyze power flow and system impact studies for interconnection of utility scale solar, wind, and storage generating facilities.· Knowledge of System Impact Studies (SIS) and other interconnection studies and procedures for interconnection renewable energy generating facilities >10 MWac.· Understanding of electrical diagrams, preliminary site plans, and preparation of interconnection request packages for submittal.· Awareness of transmission systems and transmission expansion plans in US.· Knowledge of Open Access Transmission Tariffs and Generator Interconnection Procedures.Minimum Qualifications:· BS in Electrical Engineering or related field.3+ years work history in renewable or traditional energy development, utility generation development, or transmission planning. Previous employment or experience working at an Electric Utility, or consultants providing services within those footprints is strongly preferred.
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 Duties and Responsibilities Own the project finance model for tax equity and debt financing processes from the initial capital raising stage through commercial operation date Prepare marketing materials for potential tax equity and debt providers Maintain transaction data rooms, coordinate due diligence process across the organization, and manage 3rd party consultants and stakeholders for M&A, debt and tax equity financing processes. Verify project inputs in financial models with internal subject matter experts related to revenue, operating expenses and capital expenditures Assist with negotiating term sheets by converting prospective terms into modeled analyses, and reviewing the accuracy of final tax equity and debt model inputs in the definitive documentation Help prepare investment committee presentations at key milestones in project lifecycle including term sheet execution and financial close Provide analytical support to various groups internally at key project milestones such PPA execution, design optimization, module procurement, and EPC contract negotiation Closely follow industry trends and competitors, including deal flow and transactions Other ad-hoc tasks as they arise Knowledge and Skillset Outstanding financial modeling skills Excellent written and oral communication skills, including comfort interacting with internal management and financing counterparties Knowledge of tax equity and debt structures in the renewable energy space; or conceptual understanding of power markets preferred Knowledge of VBA (a plus) Qualifications & Experience 0-1 years' experience in a transactional role (internships included), preferably in investment banking, working for a renewable energy development company (preferred), or in another role performing detailed financial analyses Bachelor's degree, ideally in a quantitative field A modelling test will be administered during the interview process Personal qualities Strong attention to detail and very organized Strong time management skills working with multiple stakeholders on tight timelines Able to adapt quickly to changing priorities, assignments, and roles Self-starter that takes initiative to optimize work products Ability and desire to work cross-functionally within the organization Strong interpersonal skills Renewable energy advocate
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.
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
My client is a leading renewable energy company that develops, constructs, owns, and operates high-quality wind and solar generation, transmission, and energy storage facilities. Their mission is to transition the world to renewable energy through the sustainable development and responsible operation of facilities with respect for the environment, communities, and cultures where they have a presence.Their approach begins and ends with establishing trust, accountability, and transparency. Their company values of creative spirit, pride of ownership, follow-through, and a team-first attitude drive them to pursue their mission every day. Their culture supports their values by fostering innovative and critical thinking and a deep belief in living up to their promises.Headquartered in the United States, my client has a global portfolio of more than 35 power facilities and transmission assets, serving various customers that provide low-cost clean energy to millions of consumers.Responsibilities Job PurposeThe Manager, Business Development will lead renewable project development with responsibility for project origination; project management including budget, schedule, achievement of development milestones; and relationship management. The Manager will also potentially support in project acquisitions, partnerships, and business unit refinement of business strategy. Day to day responsibilities include leading defined regional project development activities, leveraging existing resources for project advancement, and making project/portfolio investment recommendations (in accordance with my client's transaction processes, including drafting internal approvals, etc.).Key Responsibilites:Manage development of large, complex renewable projects, including coordination with internal stakeholders and management of external consultants. These responsibilities include internal coordination on design, economic analysis, permitting, site control, transmission/interconnection etc. Source new development opportunities in the US market. Provide appropriate leadership for development risk analysis, transmission screening, economic analysis etc. Manage relationships with key external stakeholders and partners including utilities, landowners, community stakeholders, etc. Provide support and potentially participate in origination activities associated with your projects, in coordination with the Power Marketing team, including responding to RFPs, quarterbacking financial model inputs, preparing for in-person discussions with offtakers/partners, etc. Support in project acquisition tasks for my client's North America business pipeline, including development of target acquisition list, offer preparation, commercial negotiations, securing internal approvals, leading diligence. Support 3rd party project financing working closely with my client's finance team when projects are ready to proceed to that stage. Prepare management presentations and internal reports on new business opportunities and provide support for investments to senior management and board of directors. Create and maintain project budgets, schedules, and development plans for each project for which you have responsibility. Prepare internal reports on current project opportunities and risks, value proposition, upcoming milestones, recommended investments, etc. Coordinate with Finance Dept. to provide inputs to, and confirm the financial pro forma for each project under your purview. Key AccountabilitiesAchievement of annual milestones for building solar business unit Pipeline MWs Achievement of Development Milestones Team/resources Qualifications Educational RequirementsBachelor of Arts or Sciences. Required Work Experience5-7 years of experience in the electric power industry, with preference for direct experience in solar and wind power. Experience in project development, power marketing, project finance and M&A. Strong network of industry contacts from which to generate investment or development opportunities. Proven track record of success. Additional RequirementsLooking for entrepreneurs. Strong team player. Excellent leadership, communication, organizational, and negotiation skills. Self-starter. Ability to lead and participate in cross-functional teams of internal and external resources. Ability to work with uncertainty. Creative problem solver. Experience in financial modelling or analysis. Knowledge of wholesale energy markets and the solar market. Experience in all critical areas of development – technology, construction, financing, environmental permitting, real estate, electric transmission, regulatory issues, and supply and off-take