Openings at National Grid Renewables

Trading Analyst - Power Marketing

Job Title
Trading Analyst - Power Marketing
Job ID
Bloomington,  MN 55437
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National Grid Renewables 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. 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.

Position Description
National Grid Renewables is seeking a, highly motivated, Trading Analyst to join our team whose main responsibility is to provide analytical support for wholesale power market operations, trading and commercial activities, and support transaction analysis, execution, and reporting. The ideal candidate will be a reliable, dynamic, high-energy individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment, is self-directed, can multi-task effectively, and effectively contribute across multiple organizational functions including trading, structuring, marketing, origination, operations, fundamentals, and finance.  Attention to detail, strong analytical, quantitative and energy financial modelling capabilities, effective verbal, written, and analysis communication skills, demonstrated problem-solving ability, strong business acumen, dependability, results-oriented, collaborative teammate, with a passion to learn, are pre-requisites to success in this role.

Main Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain analysis tools and reports to support power marketing business activity and team.
  • Support daily energy market transaction activity from analysis, through execution, and position reports.
  • Maintain current expertise of analytical and modeling tools and knowledge of external energy markets.
  • Liaise across internal functions associated with power market activities to develop business cases to pursue new commercial opportunities and seek management decisions and approvals.
  • Contribute thought-leadership towards proactive value capture and risk mitigation opportunities.
  • Expand personal skills and capability, understanding, and contacts in renewable energy markets.
  • Develop active relationships with wholesale market industry participants (ISOs, service providers, brokers, marketers, exchanges, advisors, counterparties, and customers across the North America renewable energy industry (and MISO, SPP, PJM & SPP wholesale power markets in particular).

  • Curious, creative, analytical, results-driven, high-energy, collaborative, optimistic individual.
  • Familiarity with energy and financial markets, trading, hedging and risk management principles.
  • Demonstrated energy product financial modelling, trade data analysis experience.
  • Self-starter who works independently AND strong collaborator who works effectively across functions.
  • Strong communication skills – verbal, written and ability to present complex issues effectively.
  • Renewable energy trading analysis experience strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, engineering, mathematics, renewable energy, or similar disciplines. Advanced degrees and certifications are highly valued, not required.
  • Minneapolis (National Grid Renewables headquarters office)


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