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Principal Power Resource Specialist

Company: SanJose Clean Energy
Location: San Jose
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Community Energy Department of the City of San Jose, CA is looking for a Principal Power Resources Specialist to join the Power Supply Team.Successful candidates will have a deep knowledge of California energy markets, relationships, and experience working with a variety of market participants, including: large energy trading firms, independent power producers, investor owned and municipal utilities, and CCAs. Ideal candidates have strong analytical skills with extensive experience related to power trading and origination, and contract negotiations in California energy markets. This role is part of a fast-paced team, often working on multiple high priority projects and short deadlines. This position reports to the Deputy Director of the Power Resources Division. Successful Candidates will possess:? Extensive knowledge of energy market indices, pricing trends, seasonal market dynamics, and experience using this knowledge to improve power portfolio performance.? Experience in contract negotiations with large energy trading firms, utilities, and renewable developers.? Extensive experience with energy contracts including energy and capacity transactions, the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) agreement, and short-term Western Systems Power Pool (WSSP) transactions, tolling agreements, and long-term power purchase agreements (PPA's).? Strong data analytics skills, experience implementing data driven strategies, to improve power portfolio performance. Experience in managing power bids and requests for proposals.? Knowledge related to power generation technologies, major asset owners, risks and benefits of various power sources and contract structures.? Knowledge and experience working with regulatory compliance agencies e.g. the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), the California Independent System Operator (CAISO), CEC, and FERC.? Experience with CAISO markets, other RTO's, power scheduling and settlement functions to ensure compliance and reduce market risks and costs.? Experience developing long & short-term resource plans; including integrated resource planning to develop an electric utility's resource needs to cost effectively meet expected electricity demand over the planning horizon.? Power product procurement, including trades in energy, resource adequacy, green products, and shaped, dispatchable and risk reduction products.? Oversee load forecasting. Prepare, issue and evaluate power solicitations. Short, Medium and Long-Term power procurement contract negotiation. Undertake power cost forecasting, procurement strategy and analysis.? Prepare procurement related compliance responsibilities such as Integrated Resource Planning, RPS Procurement Plans, Resource Adequacy Annual and Month Ahead filings.? Explore and when appropriate pursue power resources development, construction, and operation.? Put into place, maintain and oversee scheduling coordination functions. Verify settlements.? Develop and maintain relationships with key power suppliers. Participate in joint procurement with other CCAs including developing and negotiating contracts, and assessing power procurement deals. YourMembership. , Location: San Jose, CA - 95112

Keywords: SanJose Clean Energy, San Jose , Principal Power Resource Specialist, Other , San Jose, California

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