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Interconnection Analyst - Boston MA

January 25, 2024

BlueWave Energy

BlueWave has an immediate opening for an Analyst on the Interconnection team, this position will be responsible for managing interconnection duties for solar and storage projects across multiple states.  The primary focus will be to create and manage utility interconnection applications, estimating interconnection upgrade costs, and working with the Project Development & Site Acquisition teams.  Daily activities will include but not be limited to project support but also strategic research and analysis on technical and policy related topics. Attention to detail and thoroughness are critical for being successful in this position. This position will be based in our Back Bay Boston office, aligned with the current office schedule. 


What you'll do


  • Create, track, and manage interconnection applications for various projects  

  • Negotiate with utilities on interconnection related topics, including scope, timeline, and costs 

  • Manage utilities customer portal system daily  

  • Review and draft one-line diagrams and site plans for solar and storage systems for interconnection purposes 

  • Research utility infrastructure to inform projects 

  • Assist management in interconnection strategy  

  • Coordinate with internal teams and processes for making payments 

  • Maintain frequent communication (formal and informal) with various utility personnel across the chain that impact BlueWave projects.  

  • Manage third party technical consultants, engineers, and other entities 

  • Supervise IX team Co-Ops 


Qualifications

  • Engineering degree required; Electrical Engineering degree preferred 

  • Interpersonal skills  

  • Ability to work well on a team 

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and manage tight deadlines 

  • Detail orientation 

  • Organizational skills  

  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills (Excel) 

  • Knowledge of utility infrastructure (including transmission and substation engineering) is a plus. 

  • Understand solar and storage project electrical components, including batteries, balance of systems, inverters and transformers 

  • Understand solar and storage project single line diagrams and layouts 

  • Understand utility infrastructure and interconnection processes 

  • Understand technical aspects of utility interconnection materials 

  • Understand state policy, incentives and tariff implications on interconnection applications 

  • Understand and inform the Development & Site Acquisition teams on interconnection related decisions 

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