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Date Posted: Apr 27, 2019

Location: Buffalo, NY, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Job Summary

The Distributed Energy Resources Analyst has responsibility for supporting the sales, market operations and customer care groups with the Distributed Energy Resources product offerings in all applicable markets.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Support sales in identifying and evaluating customer opportunities for distributed assets and ancillary products, and help to define their value to potential customers
  • Model Distributed Energy Resource opportunities to determine project viability within corporate requirements.
  • Manage a pipeline of opportunities which need to be modeled, revised, and approved.
  • Develop project P/L and interface with DER market operations team to maintain financial performance report(s) for the respective project(s)
  • Support market operations to ensure all customers and assets are optimally positioned and enrolled in the correct programs prior to commissioning of the resource.
  • Interface with the broader team and customers on an as-needed basis throughout the sales process and in post-contract relationship management
  • Develop new and evolving products and sales strategies, particularly in response to market regulation changes


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years of analyst experience
  • Must have a strong understanding of Northeast power and gas markets
  • Must have a strong understanding of gas/electric utility and REP landscape
  • Must have experience  in retail commodity contracts and product structures


Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of demand response and ancillary market programs
  • Understanding of customer load profiles
  • Understanding of modeling distributed resources to maximize the opportunity for customer and NRG
  • Basic technical understanding of energy production equipment/ability to learn new asset classes
  • Knowledge of corporate finance and ability to work cross-functionally with corporate support groups including risk, structuring, and treasury
  • Experience in internal and external customer-facing roles


Additional Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must have a professional manner and ability to establish and maintain good working relationships
  • Strong analytical background and problem-solving skills
  • Past experience demonstrating an aptitude for learning and flexibility


Working Conditions:

  • Open Office Environment





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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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Nearest Major Market: Buffalo

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