Principal Resource Planner
San Diego Gas And Electric Company
San Diego , CA 92140
Posted 4 months ago
At SDG&E, we are committed to the community we call home, delivering clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people we serve in San Diego and southern Orange counties. Our commitment means we are creating a sustainable future by providing almost 45 percent of its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure safe and reliable operation of the regions infrastructure for generations to come.
Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building Americas best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industrys most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work, and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits.
As one of the regions largest employers, were always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best. Position Summary:
Provides key strategic contributions to the development of resource planning strategies and plans and oversees the implementation of large scale strategic projects and objectives. The role requires expert level knowledge regarding subjects like integrated resource planning, greenhouse gas policy, resource adequacy, balancing authorities (like the CAISO) and distributed energy resources; interprets complex technical concepts related to these issues to SDG&E's Senior Management Team and external stakeholders in the California regulatory environment. Provide subject matter expert (SME) level contributions on areas of intersection between integrated resource planning, greenhouse gas policy, renewable procurement standards, resource adequacy, balancing authorities (CAISO) and distributed energy resources and related matters.
Coordinates with other internal SMEs on these topics to develop internal strategies. Communicates these strategies to SDG&E leadership and external stakeholders. Develops strategies, from conception to completion, for key regulatory filings related to proceedings such as Integrated Resource Planning, Integrated Distributed Energy Resources, the 10-year electric resource plan submitted to the CPUC and related proceedings.
Coordinates input from contributing departments such as Electric Transmission and Distribution Planning, Electric and Fuel Procurement, Storage, Electric Vehicles, Customer Programs and Rates. Plans and oversees large scale strategic projects and objectives, such as technical studies supporting resource planning and both supply and demand side resource evaluation. Supports the annual Energy and Resource Cost (ERRA) filing as needed, along with management of related production cost modeling efforts.Develops positions on legislative efforts by reviewing proposed legislation and providing senior management with concerns and potential modification. Performs other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in engineering, finance, accounting or economics or equivalent relevant utility experience required. Minimum of ten years relevant experience in analysis, policy, regulatory, legislative or compliance within the power industry at either and Investor Owned Utility, a governmental agency or similar organization. Knowledge/Skills/Experience:
Knowledge of the CAISO transmission process, the CPUC long term planning process, economic and/or financial analysis is preferred. Ability to understand complex technical issues, propose and implement solutions, and anticipate the consequences of such solutions across all company operations. Must possess the ability to review problems and propose innovative solutions, which involve technical, operational and economic issues, and may link new concepts and technologies.
Must possess ability to effectively interact with various departments to maintain open lines of communication with multiple stakeholders, including senior management, CPUC Energy Division staff, interveners, and community groups. Must clearly and concisely communicate technical information and concepts with various levels of management in both formal and informal settings.
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