Clean Energy Analysis Analyst

Job Posting Date: July 13, 2017
Requisition #: 54162908-E01
Job Category: Energy Supply / Trading
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Employment Type: Management
Business Unit: Strategy and Policy
Schedule: Full-time
City: San Francisco

Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And wedeliver some of the nation’s cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, ‘Together, Building a Better California’ is not just a slogan. It’s the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We knowthat the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve theirquality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employerthat actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protectedveteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Department Overview

The Energy Policy and Procurement (EPP) organizationprocures a reliable supply to meet the electricity and gas demands of our customers 24 hours a day. We reduce customer costs and attain stable prices through contracting and financial hedging instruments and in doing so, maintain a focus on sustainability bysupporting environmentally-preferred resources.

The Clean Energy Policy and Analysis (CEPA) Department in Energy Procurement is responsible for developing PG&E’s integrated strategy for meeting and exceeding the clean energy policy objectives of thestate of California. With respect to strategy issues, CEPA team members are responsible for modeling PG&E’s renewable energy portfolio and developing PG&E’s clean energy procurement strategy. With respect to policy issues, CEPA team members developregulatory policy analysis to inform PG&E’s clean energy procurement strategy and for ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. Team members actively participate in the development of these policies and strategies before the California Public UtilitiesCommission, California Energy Commission, and State Legislature. We also partner with multiple stakeholders within PG&E on energy procurement policy, planning, and commercial matters.

Position Summary

The successful candidate will activelyparticipate in analysis to shape company policy on clean energy issues and in the formulation and execution of the company’s strategy to procure clean energy for PG&E’s energy supply portfolio. This will involve managing quantitative analysis of PG&E’srenewables contracts and forecasts, and conducting analyses of the company’s clean energy portfolio and market data. This will also involve supporting the Policy team in analyzing clean energy-related state and federal legislative and policy proposals and mandates,developing reports and other written materials supporting PG&E’s proposals, project-managing various initiatives, and coordinating with many other organizations within the company on contract management, portfolio analysis, and renewable and clean energyresource issues.


Minimum Qualifications:
*Bachelor’s degree in economics, mathematics, finance, business, energy/environment, engineering, or related fields
*1 years of relevant work experience


Education and Experience:
*3+ years of work experience in a related field
*Relevant advanced degree

General Skills
*Strong quantitative, modeling, and other analytical skills
*Exceptional project managementskills
*Strong critical thinking skills
*Extreme attention to detail as well as ability to synthesize and present those details
*Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced and frequently ambiguous work environment
*Demonstrated ability towork independently on complex items with minimal supervision
*Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
*Takes personal accountability for achieving results

Communication and Strategy
*Excellent oral and written communicationskills
*Experience and ability to take complex concepts, ideas or projects and describe them thoroughly and succinctly for organization leaders, both in writing and orally

*Strong skills in Microsoft Excel


Quantitative Analysis: The successful candidate will be responsible for managing one or more models of PG&E’s renewables portfolio. Management of the models involves statistical analysis of historical information, forecasting,and conducting sensitivity analyses.

Reporting: The successful candidate will support internal and external reporting efforts and assist policy formulation through the development of tools, processes, and documents that capture clean energy activities.For example, this individual will assist with the development and issuance of the team’s monthly renewable reporting products for internal stakeholders. Other efforts may range from assisting information gathering efforts to leveraging data towards developingstrategic and other communication pieces. Exceptionally strong attention to detail is required.

Clean Energy Procurement Strategy Development: A primary role of this organization is to analyze and present information to support decision making and thedevelopment of a robust clean energy commercial strategy. The successful candidate will assist commercial, regulatory and policy team members on all aspects of this strategy development. Activities and responsibilities may range from developing and maintaining toolsused to assess PG&E’s expected deliveries from its renewables portfolio, analyzing technology trends, performing renewables industry and market research using internal and external sources, and preparing supporting documents and presentations for seniormanagement and regulators.

Additional Project Support and Management: The position will require flexibility and a willingness to assist on a variety of projects and functional roles within those projects. For instance, the successful candidate may becalled upon to provide technical and analytical support on energy procurement strategy and planning matters on an as needed basis, and support in creating materials to present results to directors, managers and peers.


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