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Energy Assessment Associate

Houston TX

EDP Renewables is seeking an Energy Assessment Associate.



The Solar Energy Assessment Associate is responsible for managing solar modeling activities in all stages of projects in order to determine the technical conditions that will allow the optimization of costs and power production.


Main accountabilities:

Perform energy assessments including statistical analysis of data, solar modeling, loss evaluation, and uncertainty analyses

Participate in the data validation and management process

Participate in site design and layout optimization support

Support Development team in the prospecting process

Provide analytic support for operating project assessments

Provide analytic support for financial pro forma models

Additional duties as required


Direct reports: None

Travel: None


Minimum qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Meteorology, or a related field

Preferable 1 – 3 years performing energy assessments

Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software; basic knowledge of statistical methods

Familiarity with industry tools such PVsyst, Meteonorm, Helios 3D, SAM


Behavioral requirements:

Strong quantitative and analytical skills

Strong communication and organizational skills

Ability to multi-task and work concurrently on multiple projects

High attention to detail & ability to be self-motivated

Proven ability to learn new software programs


Physical demands & working conditions:

Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment

Speech/Reading: Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form

Lifting: Ability to lift items weighing up to 10 pounds

Vision/Hearing: Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form

Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary


Travel Required






Bachelors or better in Engineering or related field.




1-3 years: Preferable 1 – 3 years performing energy assessments



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Posted July 23, 2020

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