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Senior Analyst, Power Marketing

Lightsource bp is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects. We are a 50:50 joint venture with bp with a mission to help drive the world’s transition to low carbon energy. 
With solar set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, we are well-positioned to capitalize on this growth. By joining the Lightsource bp team, you will ‘be the change’ on the world’s energy transition to a more sustainable future.
We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit as we continue to push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. By choosing a career with us, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling role surrounded by people who are passionate and have brilliant ideas about sustainable technology, innovation and making the world a better place.

What You’ll do 

Support Power Marketing and Business Development activities for a global utility-scale solar and storage developer. Support management of merchant revenue streams such as capacity, RECs, reactive power for operational LSbp US projects and associated risk mitigation market strategies.  Become a subject matter expert on revenue risks and mitigations, by following ongoing stakeholder proceedings at US RTO markets, FERC and other policies and regulations impacting solar and storage development. 
Duties and Responsibilities
•    Monitor, track, and report on upcoming market rule and regulatory changes 
•    Support participation in wholesale markets stakeholder proceedings
•    Collaborate with trade associations and other stakeholders to support advocacy for beneficial market reforms
•    Analyze the impact of changes in the market, regulation, and business, as well as forecast future trends
•    Support market participation registrations
•    Demonstrate effective communication skills, both orally and written, when sharing work product and when communicating with internal and external stakeholders
•    Maintain a library of market intelligence inputs that can be accessed and easily understood by internal stakeholders
Who we’re looking for     

•    Understanding of power markets: energy, capacity, ancillary services, with focus on solar and storage 
•    Understanding / willingness to learn various ISO/RTO market participation requirements
•    Understanding of utility-scale solar and storage development processes
•    Familiarity with/ willingness to learn different resource adequacy constructs and accreditation methodologies employed throughout the US
•    Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products: PowerPoint, Excel
•    Bachelor’s degree 
•    2-3 years’ experience in US power markets, preferably in the solar, storage, or clean energy industry, or regulator
•    Experience completing ISO/RTO asset registration, credit requirements, participation requirements is a plus
•    Experience working across teams and functions to deliver results
•    Experience creating materials to support presentations to internal / external team members 
Why you’ll make a great member of the team    

Personal qualities 
•    Solid understanding of energy markets and commodities products
•    Strong commercial acumen and communication skills
•    Strong interest in renewable energy, particularly for utility-scale solar and storage technologies
•    Self-starter and highly motivated to be a strong team contributor
•    Ability to handle complex and highly ambiguous scopes of work
•    Ability to effectively and efficiently prioritize work with minimal supervision
•    Flexible approach to addressing opportunities and challenges in a fast-paced business environment, while maintaining a professional demeanor

We offer
· US team members are entitled to medical benefits, life insurance, dental benefits, vision benefits and short- and long-term disability benefits. Lightsource bp pays for the first $800 of the monthly insurance premium. For staff members with dependents, Lightsource will cover 50% of the costs of covering dependents. The team member contributes the remainder of the premium, if any, through pre-tax payroll deduction.
· Lightsource bp offers US team members immediate eligibility for a 401(k) plan, with a 3% nonelective employer contribution.
· Our team members are eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, calculated based on corporate, team and individual objectives. Team members in the US may receive an additional 50% of their annual bonus in a “retention bank” as well, available for withdrawal after three years of bonus awards have accrued.
· Lightsource bp currently observes the following 11 holidays in the US: New Years Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
· US team members accrue 20 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave annually. All team members are also eligible for COVID-19 leave.
· Team members in the US enjoy a hybrid work environment.
· US team members receive a monthly personal phone bill reimbursement of up to $100 and a monthly commuter benefit of up to $150. Team members also receive one-time wellness and remote work allowances

Why you’ll want to work for us  

Our company is a place where you can be yourself and grow; a place where your ideas and opinions matter. 
Be you: We pride ourselves on being an inclusive community, where every individual is valued and treated with respect.
Be responsible: Our culture is driven by our core values. From operating safely to ensuring our solar projects are responsible and promote biodiversity.  
Be recognized: Alongside a competitive salary, we offer a variety of benefits including annual bonus, retention bank, health insurance, pension and other local benefits. 
Be inspired: Beyond your day-to-day working life at Lightsource bp, there’s a variety of initiatives that will contribute to your own personal development. Initiatives to get involved with including our charitable causes, supporting our solar honey project or our sustainability initiatives. 
Our Core Values: Lightsource bp truly cares about creating a sustainable future through safe, responsible and meaningful low carbon energy projects. Our core values of Safety, Integrity, Respect, Sustainability and Drive are the guiding principles for everything we do.

Lightsource bp is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
This position requires satisfactory proof of COVID vaccination or your obtaining an approved accommodation or exemption that exempts you from compliance with the mandatory COVID vaccination requirement in accordance with applicable law. “Fully vaccinated” means that at least two weeks have passed since the administration of the second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the first dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.