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Associate Project Analyst - Energy Storage Development

Ameresco, Inc.

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Framingham, MA
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Job Overview:

Driven by a high-caliber workforce, Ameresco is a leading clean technology integrator and renewable asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive services include energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions throughout North America and Europe. Our renewable energy assets and customer projects have delivered a cumulative carbon offset equivalent to over 60 million metric tons of carbon dioxide since going public in 2010.

Grounded in our C.A.R.I.N.G. values and guided by our Environmental, Social and Governance practices, we are proud of our engaging workplace with a host of competitive benefits and wellness programs. Our teams work collaboratively to deliver best-in-class solutions with a relentless focus on customer satisfaction. In pursuit of energizing a sustainable world, our people and purpose set Ameresco apart.

Help shape the future of energy by working for an award-winning team, honored to be recognized by agencies including Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation and Forbes for our company culture, industry leadership, and client projects. Ameresco is fueled by a dynamic team that embraces diversity, career development opportunities, and -- most importantly – employees driven by doing well by doing good.

Ameresco is looking for an Associate Project Analyst – Energy Storage Development to be a part of the development team of internal and external resources to build and manage a significant portfolio of energy storage projects. This position is located at our corporate headquarters in Framingham, MA.

Responsibilities:

Strategically identify and drive project opportunities to assist in growing our portfolio of renewable assets that include solar + storage and standalone storage solutions;

Support the planning efforts necessary to optimally locate storage assets across the country. This includes site origination, RFP responses, and solutions for existing customers facilities for both in front of the meter and behind the meter opportunities;

Evaluate financial models to determine business feasibility for battery storage opportunities. Make recommendations for go / no-go decisions;

Participate in regulatory and policy discussions through industry associations, DPU hearings, and state level programs as well as keeping track of utility and federal incentives;

Acquire necessary knowledge of ISO-NE, PJM, MISO, ERCOT and NYISO processes, incentives and ancillary revenue streams;

Intelligently interact with designated market participants for the operation of new assets added to the portfolio;

Research, track, and define market opportunities for the deployment of energy storage products in conjunction with the dynamic regulatory landscape;

Gather and analyze project information including: utility rates and ISO services; utility data and existing building and site information for existing facilities that may host BESS; potential utility company, federal, state, and local subsidies such as rebates, grants, and other market incentives;

Understand and recommend BESS manufacturers, track technology advancements with associated costs and work closely with other internal members including engineering, policy, development and construction teams; and

Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or finance

Minimum 3 years of renewable energy project development experience

Additional Qualifications:

Demonstrated understanding of current engineering principles associated with analysis of power systems, electrical interconnection, battery energy storage systems, microgrid controls, data monitoring/reporting systems.

Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel required for techno-economical modeling.

Understanding project finance, how to underwrite, and general project economics.

Knowledge of utility revenue streams and participation in ISO markets.

Project development experience a plus.

Detail oriented with ability to work collaboratively with team members nearby and remotely, managing multiple tasks simultaneously

Strong organization skills

Excellent verbal, written, and communication skills.

Some travel required to meet project requirements.

AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Women/Minorities/Veteran/Disability.