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Interconnection and Transmission Manager

  • Location:

    California

  • Sector:

    Solar

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $130,000 - $150,000

  • Contact:

    Shannon Powell

  • Contact email:

    shannon.powell@wearero.com

  • Contact phone:

    713 589 5256

  • Job ref:

    37107

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2025-02-13

  • Startdate:

    04/03/2024

Join Us as an Interconnection Manager and Pave the Way to a Greener Future in California!

Are you passionate about driving the renewable energy revolution in California? Do you thrive on the challenge of navigating the complex interconnection processes and market structures within the renewables sector? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to make a significant impact at our organization.

About the Company and People

We are an industry leader in the development, acquisition, and operation of renewables and energy storage. With a substantial portfolio and a commitment to solving critical challenges in our energy systems, we are dedicated to maintaining affordability, reliability, and resilience. Innovation is key as we continually optimize solutions in line with an ever-evolving regulatory, political, environmental, and market landscape.

What your Role is

As an Interconnection Manager, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the growth of our renewable energy and storage business across various regions within the US, with a special focus on California. Your responsibilities will include:

- Providing interconnection and market support to power generation project development, acquisition, and operations activities.
- Preparing, submitting, and managing generator interconnection requests and overseeing study processes.
- Conducting power flow analysis, reviewing models, and determining potential upgrades and costs associated with interconnection.
- Coordinating, reviewing, and interpreting interconnection and transmission studies performed by utilities and consultants.
- Supporting the development of strategies to enter new markets and select preferred zones for greenfield development.
- Maintaining a thorough understanding of key congestion issues across various ISOs/RTOs.
- Assisting in developing supply stack assumptions and performing economic assessments to support due diligence activities.
- Providing inputs on key market and policy issues to the team.

What skills you will need

To excel in this role, you will need:

- A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
- 5+ years of experience in competitive generation, consulting, or ISO/RTO.
- Working knowledge of interconnection processes and market structures across various ISOs/RTOs.
- Experience with load flow analysis and economic analysis tools.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously under time constraints.
- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, time management, and organizational skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.