PPA Origination Associate

País/región:  ES
Población:  Madrid
Unidad de negocio:  EDP RENEWABLES EUROPE,S.L



Join us at EDPR’s PPA Origination department as our new PPA Originator and be part of the renewable energy transition.


You will join a team that operates across different geographies to (1) originate new PPA contracts (from marketing projects to potential customers up to the final negotiation of Power Purchase Agreements with Utilities or C&Is), (2) manage existing energy-related contracts and (3) carry out market intelligence analysis.


This position implies (i) a relevant level of responsibility and internal visibility (ii) curiosity and flexibility towards new challenges (iii) strong presentation and communication skills and (iv) is aimed at profiles with a high attention to detail and goal oriented.





  • Analyze and provide in depth research of market mechanisms, regulatory changes affecting renewables, market insights (grid code, market share, counterparty, etc.) and any other support needed for the Origination activities (i.e. new market and/or product analysis)
  • Develop Market Intelligence in existing markets (i.e. Market Soundings)
  • Prepare documentation directed either to (i) Buyers (commercial presentations) and to (ii) EDPR’s Top Management
  • Contractual review and analysis of energy-related contracts (i.e. long term PPAs, balancing services contracts)
  • Proactively participate in the complete chain from the origination to the execution of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with Utilities and Commercial or Industrial Customers (C&Is) in the designated regions
  • Coordinate with EDPR internal relevant departments (M&A, Finance, Risk, Legal, local Business Units, Asset Operations, …) or external stakeholders when needed
  • Maintain the departmental reporting line (both through periodic and special purpose reports)







  • Undergraduate and master’s degree required (master’s degree in renewables is highly valued)
  • Preference for Engineering or Economics degrees with international experience





  • Excellent written and spoken Spanish and English. Additional languages are a plus.
  • Proved experience working with contracts in English
  • Familiar with electricity markets jargon




  • +2 years former experience in the electric power industry including energy trading, feasibility analysis of renewable energy projects, renewable energy regulation, PPA sales and/or commercial strategy
  • Experience in consultancy firms is a plus




  • Electricity/energy markets regulation and renewable energy technologies
  • Financial modeling and economic analysis
  • Excellent presentation and communications skills (written and oral)
  • Experience dealing with energy or financial contracts
  • Computer skills (primarily Excel and PowerPoint). Power BI or others would be a plus





Willingness to travel




  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Able to handle both internal and external stakeholder’s communication
  • Able to develop and enhance customer relationships.
  • Used to work in an international environment.
  • Flexibility and agility to work across assets and countries


About EDPR:



Among EDPR's principles we would like to highlight diversity and inclusion as a strength in our values and practices. Reinforcing these principles has a real impact on the satisfaction of commitment, increases talent and the quality of leadership of our professionals. To achieve all our objectives, it intends to attract, develop, and retain different profiles, assuming diversity as a key factor and differentiator of fundamental innovation in our organization. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to the inclusion and sense of belonging of each person who is part of EDPR.


What makes us proud as an employer:


  • TOP Employer Europe 2023 certification.
  • Bloomberg Gender Equality Index 2021.
  • Top Workplaces US 2022.
  • Certification in Conciliation (Excellence) by the Más Familia Foundation


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