ThinkBAC Consulting

Energy Storage Power Market Analyst - Texas

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 370684000026448176

      This is a remote position.

      Energy Storage Power Market Analyst (Entry - Mid level)
      Locations: HOUSTON, TX AREA (HYBRID) / FULLY REMOTE (Anywhere in the USA)

      This an opportunity to join an industry leading renewable energy venture and IPP with strong private equity backing that is focused on the development/execution of dynamic utility-scale energy storage projects. They are at the forefront of the industry, have accumulated over 8GW of projects in a relatively short period of time, and are currently in an accelerated expansion phase.

      The Energy Storage Market Analyst will play a supporting role in driving transmission zonal and nodal production cost modeling efforts to support the commercial strategy of utility-scale renewable energy projects across all ISO / RTO markets in the United States. Experience with AURORA is a HUGE PLUS!

      The position will help facilitate operational assessments that are the crux of the portfolio's success. The incumbent will also help pioneer the build-out and utilization of a proprietary battery storage / energy storage management platform for utility-scale renewable projects. Fast paced work culture built for growth!

      They are committed to creating more renewable infrastructure solutions for the grid and are offering comprehensive compensation packages to their employees leading the drive to meet company goals. Other perks included a competitive base salary, open PTO policy, flex work hours, health benefits, the opportunity to work with a transparent Executive Leadership Team..and more.

      • Power Market Analyst / Energy Markets Engineer - develops production cost models and analysis of transmission renewable industry patterns in AURORA, PLEXOS, PROMOD, GRIDVIEW, or UPLAN to predict short/long term electricity prices and drive greenfield renewables project development siting initiatives
      • Power Market Analyst / Energy Markets Engineer - performs optimization modeling to forecast congestion, assess congestion drivers, and assist in locational marginal pricing (LMP) assessments
      • Power Market Analyst / Energy Markets Engineer - advises on zonal & nodal analysis to enhance the company's market platform
      • Power Market Analyst / Energy Markets Engineer - selects trading nodes based on market congestion patterns & bid curve analysis
      • Power Market Analyst / Energy Markets Engineer - facilitates transmission topology comparisons and updates
      • Power Market Analyst / Energy Markets Engineer - develops data visualization dashboards in PowerBI and queries in SQL to streamline processes

      • 1-3 Years transmission power market experience focused on production cost modeling, economic planning, or transmission market operations experience
      • AURORA power market modelling experience is ideal but similar programs like PROMOD, PLEXOS, GridView, and UPLAN will also be considered
      • Must have experience with various types of analysis - capacity prices, regional energy pricing, congestion and curtailment analysis, transmission constraints, interconnection assessments, LMPs, and/or regional supply and demand curves
      • Data Visualization experience in tools like PowerBI are HUGE PLUS
      • Hands-on experience or solid understanding of transmission topology
      • Must have an understanding of national energy markets and renewable energy portfolios (PJM, ERCOT, SPP, MISO, NYISO, ISO-NE, and CAISO)
      • Experience and strong automation skills in Excel, VBA, SQL, Python, MATLAB
      • Any battery storage or large scale renewable energy (solar, wind, hydrogen) experience is a HUGE PLUS

  • About the company

      ThinkBAC Consulting is a privately owned specialty Recruitment Firm targeting the niche areas of key industries in the global economy.