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Arizona Public Service Energy Innovation Analyst Senior - C2GS Reporting & Analytics in PHOENIX, Arizona

Energy Innovation Analyst Senior - C2GS Reporting & Analytics

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Date: Feb 12, 2024

Location: PHOENIX, AZ, US, 85004-3903

Company: APS

Our present and future success depends on the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate the principles outlined in the APS Promise: Design for Tomorrow, Empower Each Other and Succeed Together.


The Energy Innovation Analyst, Senior on the Customer to Grid Solutions Reporting & Analytics team is responsible for the analysis and reporting of various customer programs and technologies mainly involving solar and energy storage/batteries. They compile monthly, quarterly and annual reports and assist in the development of regulatory compliance reports for the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC). Also responsible for responding to a variety of data requests whether from internal or external stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities Include

  • Complete various monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to renewable generation / distributed generation and various customer programs and technologies such as solar and energy storage/batteries

  • Assist with the completion of regulatory compliance reports for the ACC including the annual Renewable Energy Standard (RES) Compliance Reports and Implementation Plans

  • Assist with the completion of the renewable related sections of various financial reports including the 10-Q/10-K and Investor Relations reports as well as the Corporate Responsibility Report

  • Respond promptly to assigned data requests from internal and external stakeholders

  • Build and maintain various Power BI reports for technologies and programs throughout C2GS

  • Act as backup and peer check work completed by peer analyst(s)

    More about Customer to Grid Solutions: The mission of the Customer to Grid Solutions team is to serve as the bridge between what the APS customers want and what the APS grid needs by developing innovative solutions for a clean energy future.

Minimum Requirements

Energy Innovation Analyst, Senior

  • Bachelors' degree in Finance, Business, Engineering, Science, Information Technology or related field

  • AND five (5) years of prior relevant experience in the technology, power and/or natural gas sectors with an understanding of regulatory, technical and business issues impacting the industry.

  • In lieu of Bachelor's degree, High School/GED

  • PLUS nine (9) years directly related experience in the technology, power and/or natural gas sectors with an understanding of regulatory, technical and business issues impacting the industry including renewables, distributed energy and grid technologies.

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of one or more emerging energy technologies and related business models, such as solar, energy storage, electric vehicles, energy management software platforms etc.

  • Experience collecting and analyzing data of medium to high complexity with multiple correlations and variables.

    Preferred Special Skills, Knowledge or Qualifications

  • Strong Excel skills, attention to detail and critical thinking a must

  • History of working with and analyzing large datasets

  • Ability to independently problem solve and make correlations between medium to complex datasets

  • Ability to appropriately prioritize competing demands

  • Excellent collaboration and communications skills

  • Strong focus on high level of customer service and communication

  • Prior experience will SQL desirable

  • PowerBI experience a plus

Major Accountabilities

1) Support the new-technology evaluation process, through effective research, data and trend analysis.

2) Research and understand relevant technology trends and emerging business models, including early stage developments.

3) Prepare regular business updates on industry trends, emerging technologies and technology-enabled business models, focusing on the potential opportunities and threats for the Company.

4) Develop analytical and technical capabilities and expertise in areas including: distributed generation, energy storage and smart grid technologies, regulatory and policy issues.

5) Work closely with other business unit teams to assess technology-driven business opportunities, and build business cases for handling of the most impactful technologies.

6) Provide support in forecasting the business impacts of emerging technologies.

7) Effectively interface and resolve project issues with departmental staff and other stakeholders to meet project requirements.

8) Maintain and foster business relationships with business units and vendors to identify potential issues and risks.

9) Demonstrate a continuous learning mindset and knowledge of pilot and proof of concept goals and processes.

Export Compliance / EEO Statement

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Pinnacle West') maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.

Flex Role:

This position is not required to be performed at a specific APS facility as long as adequate technology and a solid ergonomic set up are present. Pending agreement with leadership, employees hired into this role will be able to choose where they prefer to perform their work, but the ultimate decision is the company's. Employees will have two options to choose from:

  • APS office based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from an APS facility.

  • Home based: The employee prefers to work most of the time from his/her home.

    *Employees in Flex roles are required to reside in Arizona (or NM for Four Corners-based employees). Role types are subject to change based on business need.