Openings at National Grid Renewables

Energy Storage Development Intern

Job Title
Energy Storage Development Intern
Job ID
Bloomington,  MN 55437
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National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, is a leading North American renewable energy company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in the regions where it develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy projects. As a farmer-friendly and community focused company, National Grid Renewables develops projects for corporations and utilities that seek to repower America’s electricity grid by reigniting local economies and reinvesting in a sustainable future. National Grid Renewables is part of the competitive, unregulated Ventures division of National Grid and has a portfolio of solar, wind, and energy storage projects located throughout the United States in various stages of development, construction and operation.

National Grid Renewables develops high value, competitive renewable energy projects. Our focus on communities and farmers means it’s not just about projects, but about the people we work with, both outside and inside our organization. National Grid Renewables Team Members embody our foundational culture of being entrepreneurial, creative, and nimble and take pride in supporting National Grid’s vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair, and affordable energy future for all.

About the Position:
National Grid Renewables is hiring an Energy Storage Development Intern who will play a pivotal role in guiding our company's energy storage siting and development efforts. This role will involve comprehensive research, data analysis, and strategic collaboration across departments to identify suitable locations for energy storage development. The ideal candidate will be adept at understanding market dynamics, identifying growth opportunities, and formulating strategies to strengthen our presence in the energy storage sector.

Key Role and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct a thorough review of utility Integrated Resource Plans (IRPs), public utility commission dockets, and market intelligence data in the MISO, SPP, SERC, and PJM regions.
  • Understand the quantitative principles of electricity markets and provide support to model development related to production cost analyses highlighting the value of storage across different markets.
  • Collaborate with the Storage and Development teams to bridge the gap between the company's existing siting approach and the requirements of potential utility and C&I customers.
  • Provide actionable insights to the storage team to aid in siting and developmental endeavors.
  • Facilitate the development of a dedicated web platform/application to streamline the above research efforts.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the Origination and Development team to align developmental initiatives with the specific needs of utility/muni/C&I customers.
  • Support the Origination team in their interactions with potential clients, ensuring a clear understanding of their needs and outlining how our company can offer tailored solutions.
  • Assist in crafting customer-centric strategies and proposals to foster long-term partnerships.

What you bring to this role:
  • Completed undergraduate or graduate degree in Engineering, Data Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related.
  • Knowledge of or experience in energy storage sector.
  • Knowledge of or experience in electricity or power markets industry.
  • Knowledge of or experience in electricity policy or public policy.
  • Knowledge of programming languages like Python, Julia preferred.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Well-organized; multi-tasker
  • Strong written and oral communicator
  • Quick, accurate, and consistent work
This is a paid full time Summer internship

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