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Power Resources Manager
Peninsula Clean Energy is a joint powers authority formed by the County of San Mateo and each of its 20 cities to offer greener electricity to its residents and businesses to meet local climate action goals. In December 2020, the City of Los Banos joined Peninsula Clean Energy and will start receiving service from Peninsula Clean Energy in April 2022. Peninsula Clean Energy is governed by a Board of Directors, which is comprised of a representative from the governing body of each member community. Peninsula Clean Energy operates as a Community Choice Energy program to provide clean energy for its member communities by purchasing electricity from clean generation sources (such as solar, wind and hydropower). Electricity is still delivered over the existing distribution system, which will continue to be owned and operated by the current electric utility, PG&E. Implementing Peninsula Clean Energy’s program helps achieve local community climate actions goals. Peninsula Clean Energy serves approximately 300,000 customers. Peninsula Clean Energy has developed a strategic plan, which includes providing 100% renewable energy on a 24/7 basis by 2025. The person in this position will be part of the team that makes this a reality.

The Power Resources Manager is a key member of the Power Resources team. The Power Resources team has a wide range of responsibilities related to the development and management of Peninsula Clean Energy’s energy supply portfolio to meet the agency’s goal to be 100% renewable. This includes procuring renewable and carbon-free energy and resource adequacy products, complying with Peninsula Clean Energy’s hedging and portfolio diversification strategies, achieving regulatory and legislative objectives, and maximizing benefits for our customers.

The Power Resources Manager will work under the direction of the Director of Power Resources and other Peninsula Clean Energy leadership and staff in some or all functions related to managing Peninsula Clean Energy and counterparty compliance with power supply contracts, contract negotiation, power supply planning, research and due diligence with respect to potential power supply opportunities, risk management, and invoice settlement and validation.

The Power Resources Manager may also assist with the preparation of certain regulatory compliance reports and with the preparation of informational material for the Peninsula Clean Energy Board. The individual in this position will develop significant subject matter expertise in Peninsula Clean Energy's operations.

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Position: Power Resources Manager
Organization: Peninsula Clean Energy
Location: Redwood City,  CA 
United States
Salary: DOQ
Posting Start Date: 4/27/2021
Date Posted: 4/27/2021
Requirements The ideal candidate would have:
Education and Experience:
  • A bachelor’s degree in business, economics, engineering, environmental planning, or other related or relevant field
  • At least five (5) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities described above, particularly in energy contract management or negotiation
  • Experience working in energy trading, the utility industry, and/or with a Community Choice Aggregation program is desirable
Knowledge and Understanding:
  • Contracts management best practices
  • Proficient quantitative skills, including expertise with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Word etc.) and data analytics tools
  • Energy generation technologies, including carbon neutral electric energy, conventional energy, and renewable energy
  • The CAISO settlement process
  • Power purchase agreement structures, and general terms and conditions
  • Procurement process and use of renewable energy certificates to support mandatory and voluntary compliance programs
  • Renewable energy project development including environmental and local use permitting, and interconnection agreements and processes
  • Experience with energy data including interval meter data, energy pricing data, and energy customer attributes
  • Counterparty credit analysis
  • Negotiation strategies
Ability to:
  • Apply strong task prioritization, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Manage projects and time efficiently with a high level of attention to detail
  • Develop high-quality writing, research and communication work products
  • Deliver clear oral communications
  • Interact professionally and effectively with counterparties, consultants, Peninsula Clean Energy staff, and Board of Directors
  • Manage multiple priorities and quickly adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced dynamic environment
  • Perform quantitative and statistical analysis and effectively communicate results to others
  • Take responsibility and work independently, as well as coordinate team efforts within Peninsula Clean Energy and the greater CCA community Demonstrate patience, tact, and courtesy
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Status: This listing expires on: 6/26/2021
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Peninsula Clean Energy
2075 Woodside Road

Redwood City,  CA 94061
United States
(866) 966-0110
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