Solar + Storage Research Analyst, Energy Services Division Distributed Energy Resources (Der) Team

Cadmus Waltham , MA 02154

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

Cadmus seeks a Research Analyst to support its solar and energy storage practice. Our team works directly with local governments, state and federal agencies, utilities, and industry to analyze policy and provide technical assistance. As solar PV and other renewable energy technologies gain greater market share, there is an increasing need to deploy energy storage solutions. Growth of the solar and storage sectors presents opportunities for multi-disciplinary problem-solving, which will require holistic approaches at the intersection of power generation, power systems engineering, microgrid development, and energy policy and planning. Cadmus supports clients at the forefront of solar and storage markets, who are leading government, community, and utility organizations to achieve ambitious climate and energy goals. Through detailed analysis, careful planning, engineering, and robust stakeholder engagement, we equip our clients to harness the collective potential of key trends that are revolutionizing the energy sector: renewable energy, energy efficiency, beneficial electrification, and energy storage.

Research Analysts work closely with senior staff to perform policy research, qualitative and quantitative market research, evaluation, and other technical assistance related to solar and storage. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, motivated, and capable of creative problem-solving and independent work. The candidate should also have a working knowledge across topics such as DER, strategic electrification, and clean energy.

Responsibilities

As a Research Analyst on the Distributed Energy Resource (DER) team, you would be responsible for:

  • Working independently or with minimal supervision to support research efforts, ensuring consistency and quality of research methods;

  • Supporting project management in close collaboration with project managers and principals to ensure timely delivery of project deliverables to clients;

  • Conducting research, interviews, and quantitative analyses, focused on technical, policy, and/or financial implications of DER technologies;

  • Clearly and concisely summarizing analytical results (in Word or PowerPoint), ensuring accuracy of content and adherence to format and other pertinent details;

  • Supporting technical assistance requests and providing customer services to government staff, policy-makers, utility clients, and industry representatives;

  • Conducting research and analysis across a range of EV pilot projects, programs, and policies.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • BS/BA in any discipline

  • Understanding ofor the ability to quickly come up to speed onconcepts related to solar, storage, and beneficial electrification planning. For example, developing a basic understanding of relevant concepts in the energy industry including renewables, grid impacts, and energy cost management.

  • Excellent writing, communication, and critical thinking skills

  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail

  • The ability to manage deadlines across multiple simultaneous projects

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications

  • Demonstrated analytical skills using statistical and analytical software (e.g., Stata, R, Excel, etc.)

Preferred

  • Internships or professional work experience, especially in the clean energy or utility sectors

  • Project management and budget management experience

  • Quantitative and software skills with applications such as Python, SQL, and similar software tools

Additional Info

This is a full-time opportunity located in Boston, MA or Waltham, MA offices.

Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran's status, or disability.

To learn more about Cadmus, visit us online at: http://www.cadmusgroup.com


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