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Director of Power Marketing - Wind and Solar

Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job # 9738503
Date Posted: 08-08-2017
Our client , a growing international IPP, is seeking a Director of Power Marketing to run their North American operations. Reporting directly to the CEO the Director will support a growing pipeline of new projects, in addition to managing power marketing for the existing fleet.

  • Provide analysis and recommendations regarding which power markets provide acceptable risk from a merchant power marketing perspective. 
  • Work with the development team to develop power marketing strategies for each of the later stage development projects.  
  • Work with the development team to develop PPA negotiation strategies with power off take providers.  
  • Lead the negotiation of PPA’s, hedges, and other off take opportunities
  • Develop forward pricing curves for energy pricing in the respective power markets in which we will be operating or acquiring.
  • Evaluate the future trends in the REC market and developing ways to extract maximum value for REC’s generated on merchant plants
  • Oversee Transmission and Inter-Connection; reporting and settlement.
  • Managing, training, and recruiting staff.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; MBA or advanced degree a plus
  • Must have prior experience in power marketing / origination
  • Prior experience in negotiating PPA’s
  • Strong understanding of the power flow tools available in the market place to evaluate grid constraints and ability to deliver power
  • Prior experience in renewable energy
Interested parties should send a word version of their resume, as well a salary history.
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