This position is responsible for leading the policy support and strategy for SDG&E's refundable programs portfolio including Energy Efficiency (EE), Customer Assistance and Demand Response (DR), as well as the evaluation, measurement and verification of savings for energy efficiency programs with an organization of approximately 17 staff members. The scope of this position includes overseeing development and on-going enhancements of a long term strategy related to customer programs and compliance with CPUC requirements, leading the preparation of all regulatory filings, overseeing the measurement & evaluation activities to justify savings claims, participating in internal and external audits, working with regulators and other external parties on policy issues, and leading the development of the long term policy strategy for refundable programs.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Directs the development and on-going enhancements of a long term strategy related to the refundable portfolio, including providing guidance on regulatory policy positions, strategies and mechanisms that support SDG&E's business plans and objectives.
Develops and prepares program applications, regulatory filings and other materials for regulatory proceedings; this includes being a witness for applications.
Provides policy guidance and consulting to the program operations team, including the development of cost-effective programs; development of SDG&E's position on statewide initiatives, directing and managing consultants who support policy and EM&V activities and guidance on more complex regulatory requests.
Briefs leadership, both internally and externally (CPUC, CEC, TURN, other stakeholders and key influencers) on policy and long term strategy related positions, rationale, benefits and challenges. This includes developing and maintaining relationships internally and externally.
Ensures that CPUC policies and procedures are adhered to across the organization.
Manages the performance of all personnel in organizations and ensuring compliance with program implementation policies and procedures across organizations.
Other duties as assigned.
San Diego Gas And Electric Company