Manager, Energy Storage Development

ConnectGen is seeking a Manager, Energy Storage Development to join our growing team and manage the development of ConnectGen’s standalone energy storage projects in the U.S.  This role reports to the Director, Development & Energy Storage, and is part of ConnectGen’s Development group.

  • Identify new greenfield standalone energy storage project opportunities, considering potential use cases and commercialization opportunities
  • Advance the development of assigned projects by managing internal and external resources to achieve land acquisition, permitting, interconnection, and other development milestones, within budget and schedule targets.
  • Work with Environmental Affairs group to design permitting strategies in jurisdictions with no precedent for permitting energy storage projects
  • Collaborate with EPC, Origination, and Finance groups to develop storage system solutions that maximize returns given commercial strategy/use cases, performance requirements, and permitting/site constraints
  • Support the Director, Development & Energy Storage on market development, market design, and policy/regulatory activities that create new opportunities for storage deployment
  • Identify, document, and implement best practices for storage site selection, site design, permitting, and community engagement, to support successful development of projects
  • Consult with and contribute expertise to other ConnectGen developers of renewable (PV/Wind) plus storage projects
  • Create and maintain project control tools for assigned projects, including maps, databases, budgets, and schedules
  • Perform regional market and competitive analysis as requested
  • Collaborate with Origination group to establish relationships and originate commercial opportunities with relevant counterparties
  • Support due diligence on project acquisition opportunities as requested
  • Provide development support through engineering, procurement, construction, and financing as required
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Keen, demonstrated interest in energy storage and renewable energy
  • Comfort with ambiguity and building a new key organizational initiative from the ground up
  • Ability to work in a project-driven environment with tight deadlines and concurrent deliverables
  • Ability to effectively manage contractors and consultants to achieve deadlines on budget
  • Ability to travel 50% to project sites as required
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree a plus
  • Demonstrated 3-5 years success developing renewable energy projects, with a minimum of one year of direct energy storage development experience
  • Experience developing in New York or New England a plus

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