Avangrid Originator in OR, United States
Company: AVANGRID RENEWABLES, LLC
About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com (https://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/home)
Location :This position will be primarily remote, aside from corporate and customer travel
The Originator is a key member of the Avangrid Renewables US Origination team and provides an opportunity to join one of the country’s leading renewable energy developers. This comes at a time when investor owned utilities, public power entities and Commercial and Industrial (C&I) consumers are working to meet or exceed state, regional, federal or individual renewable energy, decarbonization, and sustainability goals. The Originator will be responsible and accountable for developing and executing our renewable energy market strategy for load serving customers across the Eastern US region and national Commercial and Industrial (C&I) customers.
The Originator will, in addition to fulfilling other related responsibilities
Originate new wind, solar PV, battery storage and other renewable energy opportunities for customers with varied needs.
Develop, maintain and expand key customer relationships with large public and investor owned utilities, electric cooperatives, public power entities and Commercial and Industrial (C&I) customers.
Clearly communicate with both internal and external stakeholders the value of a proposed transaction
Negotiate offtake contracts with potential customers and coordinate contract development with internal stakeholders
Support the marketing of existing products and solutions and work with team to develop creative new products in response to customer needs.
Evaluate renewable energy demand in assigned market(s) and shape the strategic origination and marketing plan.
Convert market intel and research into actionable recommendations for project siting with the development team.
Work on multiple projects and transactions at any given time with multiple teams.
Develop and implement strategy around energy storage incorporating this technology into new product offerings specific to future customer needs
Work with the Origination analyst team to prepare Request for Proposal (RFP) responses to opportunities.
Skills and Requirements
2+ years of Renewable Origination experience or equivalent
Bachelor's degree in a related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience; MBA preferred.
Demonstrated success closing renewable energy deals
Knowledge of Eastern electric power markets including familiarity with national organized markets; particularly PJM, MISO and the Southeast a plus
A network of contacts within the energy market (Eastern US utilities and C&I)
Ability to collaborate with various cross functional teams to build consensus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Capable of quickly learning new subject matter, customer type or technology
Customer and solution focused
Ability and willingness to travel through the United States following relaxation of Covid 19-restrictions
Develop Self & Others
Empower to grow
Collaborate and Share
Be a role model
Focus to achieve results
Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country
Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables
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