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Clearway Energy Associate, Origination-New Business & Product Development in Scottsdale, Arizona

What The Role Is

Reporting to the Sr. Director, Origination – New Business & Product Development, the candidate is responsible for developing and implementing new products and enhancing the existing product suite for Clearway’s utility-scale solar and wind portfolio. The role will also aid in the ideation, development, and execution of new business lines at Clearway, including the Clean Fuels business.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Stay abreast of key regulatory, market, and competitive developments in key territories impacting the future of renewable development opportunities and provide analysis and actionable recommendations for the business on a prescribed schedule.

  • Coordinate closely with cross-functional teams to better understand strengths and opportunities for improvement for our existing product suite and propose possible solutions.

  • Evaluate existing and future revenue streams and propose opportunities to commercialize new clean energy solutions.

  • Develop an initial analytical model for proposed initiatives, product concepts, or business lines.

  • Coordinate with External Affairs, Legal, and other stakeholders to advocate for any relevant internal or external legal or regulatory policies that would further Clearway’s business objectives.

  • Contemplate all aspects of Wholesale and Commercial Origination in the new product development process, including outreach, originating, structuring, pricing, contracting, and closing.

  • Propose, coordinate, and lead new product approval, implementation, and execution that includes customer demand picture, customer outreach, volume targets, and implications for revenue, finance, legal, IT, and operations.

  • Present on status of projects and key metrics to senior leadership on a prescribed schedule or an ad-hoc basis.

  • Participate in energy working groups, professional organizations, trade shows & conferences.

  • Exhibit expertise and continual growth of knowledge in power markets and act as a resource to the Business Development and Project Development teams.

What You'll Bring

  • Understanding of wholesale power markets in at least one of the following markets: PJM, ERCOT, SPP, CAISO.

  • Understanding of renewable (wind & solar) development, modeling, and common financing structures.

  • 3+ years of experience in renewable energy, renewable business development, clean fuels, or retail energy.

  • 2 + years of experience with commercial/wholesale origination or renewable product development

  • Knowledge of either wholesale or corporate/commercial bi-lateral power contracts and understanding of common PPA structures and hedging strategies.

  • Familiarity and knowledge of various product structures and concepts including, but not limited to: CFE product offerings, behind-the-meter solutions, flexible load, REC/Carbon Offset solutions, and scope emissions.

  • Attention to detail and inclination toward structure, organization, and process – as well as the ability to examine, question, and improve on the inputs and recommendations of others.

  • Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple concurrent efforts, track the progress and needs of each, and provide high-quality deliverables accurately and on time.

  • Aptitude for analytical and financial modeling with demonstrated attention to detail – previous experience is required, and command of Excel and PowerPoint is essential.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities and deadlines.

  • If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications but see yourself contributing, please submit your resume.

What Would Be Nice

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, engineering, mathematics, or related degree is preferred.

  • Proven experience in performing quantitative and qualitative analysis of assets that produce a predictable, long-term stream of cash and tax attributes.

  • Prior experience participating in green hydrogen / clean fuels complex modeling is a plus.

  • Understanding BESS, green hydrogen, or other decarbonization offerings is a plus.

  • Knowledge of Retail Energy Providers' power procurement, load forecasting, and hedging strategies is a plus.

Clearway will not sponsor nonimmigrant visas for this position (H-1B, TN, E-3, etc.).

The pay rate for the successful candidate will depend on geographic location, skills, relevant and demonstrated experience, education, training and certifications, and other factors permitted by law. This role is eligible to earn an annual cash bonus, subject to personal and company performance goals.

Salary Range Across all U.S. Locations

$110,000—$150,000 USD

Clearway Energy Group is leading the transition to a world powered by clean energy. Along with our public affiliate Clearway Energy, Inc., we own and manage more than 9.6 gigawatts of renewable and conventional energy assets across the country. As we develop a nationwide pipeline of new renewable energy projects for the future, Clearway’s 7 gigawatts of operating wind, solar, and energy storage assets offset the equivalent of more than 9 million metric tons of carbon emissions for our customers today. Clearway Energy Group is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Carlsbad, Calif.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; Houston; and Princeton, N.J. For more information, visit clearwayenergygroup.com.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

At Clearway, we create a community that isn’t about being the same – it’s about building a team of unique individuals, with different backgrounds & skill sets, coming together to build something big & make a difference in the world. Clearway’s team is dedicated to a clean energy future across a wide spectrum of roles & responsibilities. Embodying our company values and operating principles, unique individuals come together over a common mission. We embrace opportunities to do challenging work that can change the world. We aspire to bring out the best in everyone. We share setbacks, celebrate successes, & act with integrity & accountability to get the job done.

Working at Clearway, Hybrid Together

Here at Clearway, we’re committed to balancing flexibility while fostering strong relationships with our teammates. We do this by prioritizing new hires based near one of our offices in San Francisco, Carlsbad, Scottsdale, Houston, & Princeton. Our office-based employees typically work together from fabulous spaces on Tuesdays & Thursdays to collaborate & learn, build community, get to know one another, & enjoy company-provided meals & events.

Clearway Energy is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience & expertise. We intentionally foster a culture of inclusion that empowers our employees to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities & protected veterans to join the team. Clearway is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military & Veterans.

What We Provide

Clearway offers all eligible employees working 20+ hours per week a comprehensive menu of benefits: generous PTO, medical, dental & vision care, HSAs with company contributions, health FSAs, dependent daycare FSAs, commuter benefits, relocation, & a 401(k) plan with employer match, a variety of life & accident insurances, fertility programs, adoption assistance, generous parental leave, tuition reimbursement, & benefits for employees in same-sex marriages, civil unions & domestic partnerships. For more on Clearway benefits, visit our Benefits Website (https://benefitsatclearway.com/) .

Notice to Applicants

Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) , ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@clearwayenergy.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notice to California Applicants (https://www.clearwayenergygroup.com/california-consumer-protection-act-applicant-notice/)

Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) , ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees.

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