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Energy Storage Development Director

Chicago IL
About the Company:

A developer of utility-scale renewable energy generation infrastructure with a focus on transforming reclaimed mining and industrial infrastructure sites into next-generation, clean power plants, while supporting local needs for economic and workforce development. Offering a wealth of experience in solar and storage project development and operations, as well as acquisition and redevelopment of mining and industrial lands. Backed by a well-capitalized private equity investor with significant real estate holdings and motivated by increasing encouragement at federal, state, and local levels. Building an entrepreneurial team with a culture of accountability, integrity, innovation, and the drive to execute.

About the Position:

Hiring for a Director of FTM (Front of the Meter) Energy Storage Development, that will lead the origination and development of utility scale energy storage projects for the company. . We are looking for an entrepreneurial talent who can collaborate with cross-functional teams and think strategically. Direct experience with utility-scale energy storage project development is a requirement. The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, hands-on, results-oriented, and a team player.

Requirements: 5+ years of energy industry experience in a business development role, with a successful track record of project development.

2+ years of specific utility scale storage development experience.

Experience in ERCOT and CAISO or PJM strongly preferred.

Solid understanding and ability to defend battery revenue streams and valuation.

Existing relationships with key storage OEMs to streamline procurement and cost estimating.

Technical and commercial understanding of standalone storage and PV paired with storage.

Familiarity with real estate development, interconnection, transmission and power project engineering.

Ability to read tariffs, project contracts, permitting documents, real estate contracts and interconnection agreements.

Software experience such as MS Project, Google Earth, and PARLAY. Strong competence in Excel.

4-year relevant college degree required (Business or Engineering degrees preferred); graduate degree preferred.