Green Street Power Partners (GSPP) headquartered in Stamford, CT, with an additional office for its legal team in Tallahassee, Florida, finances, develops, owns, and operates solar photovoltaic (PV) systems for businesses, schools, and nonprofits throughout the northeast. As we expand our solar coverage, GSPP consistently provides the best available solar technology to local people and communities coupled with an unwavering commitment to customer service.
GSPP has become one of the fastest-growing solar companies in the United States, experiencing a growth rate of over 1,000% from 2016 to 2020. GSPP’s proven dependability, experience within the industry, and established portfolio of over 130 MW operational and over 300 MW in the pipeline, underpin its success as one of the leading solar developers and owners in the country.
Due Diligence / Operations Analyst Job Description
Green Street Power Partners (GSPP) is excited to announce the opportunity for an entry-level position and is seeking a highly driven, collaborative, and results-oriented professional to join our growing Due Diligence team! As an important contributor within a fast-paced and young company environment, this hands-on position requires a detail-oriented, analytical thinker and the ability to work within a cross-functional team of professionals. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an entrepreneurial passion for renewable energy development and a desire to work with Utilities, developers, contractors, and multiple other third parties. Reporting to the Director of Due Diligence, the DD/Operations Analyst will review and analyze project feasibility and viability in particular Utility territories, communicate and build relationships with local utilities; understand and apply projects into the interconnection queue and sees through the successful development of solar projects to GSPP’s portfolio, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff.
Operations analysts will also evaluate existing and emerging solar policies in emerging markets and related legislation or documentation to assess potential changes to incentives and interconnection feasibility and process. The ability to work both independently and provide team support are critical, as well as the desire and innovative mindset to operate as an important contributor to our dynamic team.
- Work closely with solar development team to track project interconnection and incentive timelines
- Research existing and new legislation for state solar policies and incentives as needed to support Engineering team
- Communicate key changes to legislation involving interconnection/incentives to respective teams to update project modeling
- Review complex project documents and legal documentation – including but not limited to: Site Leases, Power Purchase Agreements, Interconnection Agreements etc. and ability to effectively communicate and flag any potential issues and inconsistences to the team
- Manage relationships with Utility partners and maintain positive, productive communication at all times even through challenging conversations
- Consult with Legal and various third parties to prepare specific insurance certificates for projects
- Cultivate relationships with internal and external contacts to facilitate interconnection and utility services
- Assist Engineering team in applying projects into the interconnection queue and keep track of potential requirements and deadlines
- Manage and assist in due diligence on solar assets in multi-site portfolios in structured transactions
- Maintain database of project incentive documents and work with state committees to ensure funding
- Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Economical Sciences, Finance, Business Management, Environmental Studies, Pre-Law, or related field)
- Preferred: 1+ years’ experience with solar energy or prior operations experience; knowledge of solar lease structure or various types of loans, credit analysis, loan documentation etc. a plus
- Keen attention to detail to review complex documents and the ability to understand and flag potential risk and inconsistencies
- Highly motivated and capable of working in a fast-paced environmental; able to quickly adapt to changing priorities
- Ability to work independently and prioritize work activities or work in a team environment to complete an assignment
- Ability to engage positively with external and internal contacts
- Ability to effectively assess potential risk
- Strong ability to accurately synthesize information and communicate effectively to others
- Demonstrates interest in sustainability and clean energy
- Belief in the power of renewable energy to tackle the climate crisis