Origination Associate - Utility Scale Solar + Storage

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Sales / Retail / Business Development

Job Description

We are working with one of the largest developers and long term owners of renewable energy projects in the world.  As they are building out the development and origination team, focused primarily on utility scale solar and solar+storage, we have been asked to identify an Origination Associate to join their team.

The Origination Associate will be responsible for supporting the power marketing function, originating, pricing and structuring power off-take agreements for large commercial and utility scale projects.  In this role you will leverage your understanding of retail and wholesale power markets and utility tariff structures to help determine pricing models in specific regions.

The Origination Association will also assist in Business Development, supporting lead generation and qualification and helping to identify new market opportunities. This person will report directly to the Vice President of Origination, and will work closely with the entire development team.  

To be successful you will need:

  • 2+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Business, Engineering, Economics or a related discipline
  • Experience with and knowledge of the WECC, MISO, CAISO and PJM wholesale power markets
  • Strong analytical and modeling skills
  • Detail-oriented personality and the ability to present in front of customers and the executive team

Who we are:

Peak Demand is the leading executive search firm focused in solar, renewable energy, and energy storage. Our recruiting specialists are well-connected in the industry, working with some of the most well respected and fastest growing companies in renewable energy. We have placed some of the top Business Development, Engineering, and Operations professionals in the industry that have contributed to over 6 GW of installed solar capacity for our clients.

To learn more, contact Jon Semingson at 916-565-2813 or Jon@inpeakdemand.com

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