Associate of Origination

Organization
National Grid Renewables
Organization Summary

National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects. As a farmer-friendly and community focused company, National Grid Renewables develops projects for corporations and utilities that seek to repower America’s electricity grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables is part of the competitive, unregulated Ventures division of National Grid and has a portfolio of solar, wind, and energy storage projects located throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction and operation. National Grid Renewables develops high value, competitive renewable energy projects. Our focus on communities and farmers means it’s not just about projects, but about the people we work with, both outside and inside our organization. National Grid Renewables Team Members embody our foundational culture of being entrepreneurial, creative, and nimble and take pride in supporting National Grid’s vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future for all.

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
Metro
Job type
full-time
Salary

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Primary Duties

National Grid Renewables is seeking an Associate of Origination to work across the team in support of origination activities. This position will be responsible for conducting analyses and completing tasks associated with all facets of origination, and across all customer segments including:  Commercial and Industrial accounts, Investor Owned Utilities, coops and other public power clients.  In addition, they will be key owners of processes that support origination team including development of proposals for renewable energy RFPs, attending trade and regional conferences, and supporting negotiations of power purchase agreements. The candidate will be a reliable, dynamic, high-energy individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, can multi-task effectively and contribute across many organizational functions.  Attention to detail, effective communication skills, proven ability to work effectively across a team, demonstrated problem-solving ability, strong business acumen, and a passion to learn, are pre-requisites to success in this role.

  • Analyze the impact of current and potential policy changes to market demand
  • Evaluate market trends and identify new customers and customer needs
  • Assist in developing best practices and protocols for maintaining customer database and other business tools and processes
  • Support the development of pricing strategies, financial analyses, proposals, and presentations to customers
  • Conduct market research and analyses for strategic planning purposes
  • Collaborate with origination team to execute PPA negotiations and in strategy development to identify and access new market segments and customers
  • Apply renewable energy industry knowledge to contribute to the company’s development and policy strategies
  • Travel is expected to be 10-25% (as the job requires)
Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-3 years related experience, including business analysis, renewable energy origination, or other relevant experience
  • Demonstrated record of reliability, team-work, problem-solving, and professional success delivering results
  • Skills and Capabilities:
    • Dependable and trustworthy
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Effective communication skills
    • Self-driven and self-directed
    • Highly-motivated to succeed and deliver results
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to adapt in dynamic work environment
    • Deep intellectual curiosity
    • Skill working effectively in, and leading, team projects
    • Desire to develop and enhance customer relationships
How to Apply
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