Expert Renewable Energy Analyst

PG&E Corporation San Francisco, CA
Requisition ID # 14042

Job Category : Business Operations / Strategy

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Strategy and Policy

Job Location : San Francisco

Company

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States.And we deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, Together, Building a Better California is not just a slogan.It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services.They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic informationor any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

The Structured Energy Transactions Department is responsible for structuring, negotiating and managing the procurement and the solicitation processes for PG&E's wholesale electric portfolio structured energy transactions. This department also coordinates governance requirements, regulatory procurement policy, and commercial implementation with diverse internal stakeholders (Regulatory Relations/Proceedings, other commercial teams, Law, Contract Management, etc.) and external stakeholders (CPUC, CEC, CAISO, PRG, other IOUs, etc.).

The Renewable Procurement team is one of three teams within the Structured Energy Transactions Department. This team is primarily responsible for running and managing PG&E's wholesale Feed-in-Tariff programs and small-scale renewable procurement. Programs include Renewable Auction Mechanism (RAM), PV Program, Renewable Market Adjusting Tariff (ReMAT), Bioenergy Market Adjusting Tariff (BioMAT), Green Tariff Shared Renewables (GTSR), and existing contracts from older vintage Feed-in-Tariff programs. Renewable Procurement also engages in occasional special projects outside of these areas.

All employees are responsible for performing their jobs in accordance with PG&E's vision and values, internal governance policies, and for conducting procurement in accordance with PG&E's Risk Management Policy.

Position Summary

This position is the program lead for the ReMAT and BioMAT Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) programs. The successful candidate will take the lead in shaping all commercial aspects of both programs and will work closely with internal and external stakeholders in all program, regulatory procurement policy, and commercial issues.

Job Responsibilities

Play a significant leadership role in the ongoing administration of the ReMAT and BioMAT programs. This individual will be responsible for:

* Ensuring both programs continue to be run and in compliance with the established tariffs;

* Applications to the program are complete and fully reviewed prior to approval;

* PPAs have been complete and all internal signoffs obtained prior to execution;

* Program inquiries are responded to in a timely manner;

* Commercial lead on cross-functional teams to investigate, negotiate, and resolve contract or project development issues related to PPAs executed in either program;

* Commercial lead on cross-functional teams on any regulatory procurement policy issues being addressed in either program;

* Lead efforts to refine and streamline processes related to each program, as needed;

* Information technology systems used by the programs are kept current and functioning properly;

* Ensure all documentation for each program is properly organized, filed, and accessible; and

* Other activities as needs arise.

Qualifications

Minimum:

* Bachelors Degree with coursework in a business related field, mathematics, engineering, energy or equivalent field of study

* Minimum 5 years of commercial/business/regulatory energy industry experience in any of the following areas: tariff programs, negotiating complex energy contracts and transactions, wholesale energy procurement, management/sales/procurement of energy related products.

Desired:

* Experience related to renewable energy markets preferred.

* Understanding of renewable energy markets, including commercial aspects, policy aspects, and the role/business model of a utility.

* Knowledge of renewable and/or conventional generation technologies and contracts.

* Knowledge of utility ratemaking/cost recovery and other regulatory matters.

* Understanding of the CPUC regulatory process.

* Understanding of Western Energy and CAISO market rules, energy products, and compliance obligations.

* Ability to manage a team toward a shared goal without a formal organizational accountability structure.

* Strong communication and presentation skills, including the ability to tailor presentations to various stakeholders from executive to analyst levels.

* Ability to communicate complex issues in layman's terms.

* Ability to flourish in a highly fluid environment with multiple high priority tasks.

* Knowledge of Team Site, SharePoint, and MS-Project fundamentals.

Experience with Microsoft Office products (e.g. Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

* Demonstrated experience of successfully working with cross functional teams.

* Demonstrated project management skills.

* Strong organizational skills.