COMMUNITY SOLAR ASSOCIATE

Country/Region:  US
City:  New York, NY
Company:  EDPR DISTRIBUTION GENERATION LLC

EDP Renewables is a global leader in the renewable energy sector and currently operates in more than 25 markets. With eight offices and several sites, at EDP Renewables North America, we are experienced developers and operators of renewable energy. Our portfolio includes wind farms, solar parks, energy storage projects, and green hydrogen solutions throughout the continent. We are ranked among the top 5 in the U.S. in operational renewable energy capacity.
 

Our company is part of EDP, a global energy group present in around 30 markets with a particular emphasis on renewable energies. With more than 45 years of experience, we have been consolidating a relevant presence on the world energy scene based on the commitment to be all-green by 2030, leading the energy transition. With more than 13,000 employees around the world, we are committed to using our energy and heart to drive a better tomorrow.

What You Will Do:

           

Role Overview

EDPRNA DG is looking for a Community Solar Associate to join the broader Investments and M&A group. The Associate will serve in a central role for all things related to the company’s community solar endeavors. The role will involve the analysis of new solar and storage investments, existing community solar asset optimization and compliance efforts, and policy tracking and research. You will play an important role in evaluating project/portfolio economics, negotiating new deals with external parties, and structuring offtake agreements.

 

Main Accountabilities:

  • Manage Community Solar offtake/subscription for both operating and development projects in EDPR’s portfolio;
  • Coordinate preparation of required documents for subscription efforts, community solar program/incentive program compliance, and internal investment approval processes;
  • Track regulatory and policy trends to support company investments with a particular focus on FTM regulatory developments and community solar program evolution in different markets in North America;
  • Maintain up-to-date and high-quality data on investment leads and active projects in internal company databases;
  • Analyze project information, financial statements, and market structures/trends to produce high-quality written qualitative and quantitative analyses as well as recommendations to senior management;
  • Support the origination of new acquisition opportunities and lead external-facing discussions focused on new business development;
  • Communicate directly with and support requests from EDPR NA DG operations and asset management teams.

Direct reports:  None

Travel:  Less than 25%

Employment type: Full Time

Worksite: Hybrid Model

 

What we are looking for:

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of financial analysis, risk-adjusted valuation, project management, or experience in the energy sector
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, or another quantitatively rigorous field of study
  • Hands-on knowledge of valuation and financing modelling of renewable energy projects
  • Understanding of Microsoft products and/or complementing products preferred; Highly proficient knowledge of Excel (Visual Basic a plus), Word, and PowerPoint
  • Competency in analytical problem solving, strong communication skills, ability to nurture and maintain strong customer/partner relationships, and technology expertise preferred


Behavioral Requirements:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to be self-motivated
  • Strong Interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Impeccable organization and attention to detail
  • Solid analytical, mathematical, and research skills
 
Physical demands & working conditions
  • Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment
  •  Walking: Ability to walk .5 to 2 miles per day, including across unpaved and rough surfaces when on project sites.
  • Speech/Reading: Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written verbal, diagram, or scheduled form
  • Lifting: Ability to lift items weighing up to 10 pounds
  • Vision/Hearing: Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form


Equal opportunities for all
Our vision is that each person combines their unique characteristics and experiences to fulfill our mission of creating new energy for the planet. We are an inclusive employer, ensuring all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process. We welcome and value all people, and we are committed to fostering a sense of belonging for each person who is part of the EDP group.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. EDP makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. For further information, please review this notice from the Department of Labor: EEO is the Law poster (https://www.eeoc.gov/poster). You may have additional rights pursuant to recent amendments to federal labor laws. Please review these protections from the EEO is the Law Supplement (https://www.eeoc.gov).

 

Salary hiring range: $85,000-$100,000
Our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry and are one part of many compensation, benefits, and other reward opportunities we provide. Individual pay rate decisions are based on several factors, including qualifications for the role, experience level, skillset, and balancing internal equity relative to peers at the company. We expect most of the candidates who are offered roles at our company to fall healthily throughout the range based on these factors.

The range above is for the expectations as laid out in the job description. However, we are often open to a wide variety of profiles and recognize that the person we hire may be less experienced (or more senior) than this job description as posted. If that ends up being the case, the updated salary range will be communicated to you as a candidate. The salary range above is for the posting location specified. As a company, we have a location-based strategy, which means the salary range could be lower or higher than this if the role is hired in another location.

 

Need more reasons to apply?
As a top employer we:

  • Empower our employees through a positive and innovative work environment that promotes collaboration and agile decision-making;
  • Respect and value each person, providing a flexible, healthy, and inclusive workplace with a range of attractive benefits;
  • Provide a meaningful work experience and prepare our people for future challenges through different opportunities for development and internal mobility;


Our efforts have resulted in several distinctions over time, highlighting the EDP group's strong positioning and its dedication and commitment to attracting and retaining the best talent:

  • Top employer certification by Top Employers Institute
  • Part of the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index
  • Global certification as a family-responsible company by Fundación Másfamília
  • Top 100 Workplaces by Houston Chronicle


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