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Eversource Job Opportunity: Energy Efficiency Consultant, Manufacturing (Hybrid)Eversource

Posted December 15, 2023

Job Description:
As an Energy Efficiency Consultant, you will lead the development, promotion, and implementation of customer engagement in new and existing programs as well as identify existing and new technologies that support energy-saving solutions for these customers. Through your regular interactions with external stakeholders, energy efficiency contractors, engineers, and internal teammates from marketing, regulatory compliance and sales, your focus will be on accomplishing energy-saving goals which also help to lower the state’s carbon emissions. 

This is a hybrid role. The first three months are fulltime in the office. 

Hiring Manager: Energy Efficiency Supervisor

Essential Functions

  • Provides direction to business partners, such as contracted vendors, and technical project expertise to customers as well as coordinates available resources specific to the procurement and installation of energy efficient measures, strategies, and systems.
  • Responsible for review and approval of moderately complex projects/programs, which require an understanding of engineering analysis/calculations, implementation strategy for new technologies, or energy simulation modeling.
  • Manages the integration of activities between the customer, program administrators, advisory consultants, and vendor/contractors.
  • Develops documents and plans necessary to meet compliance with regulatory filings and oversight of ratepayer funded Energy Efficiency programs.
  • Ensures that all projects and programs are accurate and in compliance with regulatory guidelines - reviews project documentation and program applications to confirm all required and supporting materials is provided to fulfill program participation parameters.
  • Participates in the budgeting, invoicing, evaluation, and tracking of expenses and energy savings; assists with the development of Requests for Proposals (RFP's) for contracted services.
  • Facilitates achievement of energy efficiency goals by promoting demand-reduction initiatives to assigned customers/customer segments and/or programs.
  • Partners with Energy Efficiency colleagues across different sectors/channels, including Energy Efficiency Sales Account Executives, to set an energy efficiency implementation path and strategy for customer participation and energy efficiency program implementation.

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Uplight to Acquire AutoGrid, Expanding Clean Energy Offerings, Markets, and Business ModelsUplight

Acquisition places Uplight at the center of energy transformation imperatives: electrification, digitization, and decarbonization

Posted December 14, 2023

Boulder, Colo. — December 14, 2023 Uplight, the technology partner to energy providers transitioning to a decarbonized future, today announced an agreement to acquire AutoGrid, a Virtual Power Plant (VPP) and Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) provider, fundamentally expanding its partners, programs, and ability to create and manage flexible capacity for energy grids around the globe. The combined capabilities of Uplight and AutoGrid will provide utilities and new energy players with a single platform to integrate, orchestrate, and monetize distributed energy resources (DERs).

As decarbonization and electrification rapidly change the needs of the energy ecosystem, reliable load flexibility has become essential to managing the grid. Until now, utilities and energy companies have not had a single, unified platform to create grid-scale flexible capacity. This acquisition solves for that, delivering more residential and business customer participation, more grid-connected devices, and new energy flexibility options to utilities and other players across today’s dynamic energy value chain.

“The grid is at a critical inflection point that demands integrated, effective digital solutions to accelerate electrification, efficiency, and decarbonization,” said Luis D’Acosta, CEO of Uplight. “Our new platform will combine Uplight’s deep customer engagement capabilities and AutoGrid’s leading renewables and flexible capacity management solutions to provide a vibrant connected ecosystem where our utility clients, energy users, and equipment manufacturers can accelerate their impact in the energy transition.”

“Energy companies are increasingly looking for a solution which encompasses the full spectrum of flexibility management, from grid scale batteries down to devices in people’s homes,” said Ruben Llanes, CEO of AutoGrid. “By joining forces, we are creating a truly world-class experience for those energy companies, ecosystem partners, and energy customers alike – all powered by our shared mission and global expertise.”

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ecobee Job Opportunity: Sales Manager (Energy)ecobee

Posted December 13, 2023

Who’ll You Be Joining: 

We are looking for a Sales Manager in the US or Canada East Coast who believes that Business Development and Energy are critical in helping achieve clean energy goals. You will work with a passionate group of Energy professionals that serve the largest Utilities in North America. The sales team is responsible for the growth of ecobee within the energy channel primarily focused on the North American Utility sector.  What makes a great Sales Manager is the ability to understand the value ecobee can provide our partners and prioritize opportunities accordingly to make the biggest impact!

Still interested? Read on! 

How You’ll Make an Impact:

  • In this role, you will play an integral part in building the hardware and software business for the utility channel at ecobee. By understanding the business drivers of our partners, you will work collaboratively with the Energy Customer Success team to identify opportunities within existing ecosystem partnerships and identify new partnership opportunities that help ecobee to increase market share within the energy channel.
  • Understand funding sources for utility programs and create a sales and partnership plan to maximize sales.  Work collaboratively with the regulatory team to advocate ecobee’s position and remove barriers to execution.
  • Own the end-to-end sales funnel development by working with the regulatory and product team to identify and manage “top of the funnel” opportunities all the way through to completion through the hand-off to the Customer Success team.
  • Manage sales operations to include contracting, Salesforce management, and hardware budgeting and forecasting.  Provide input into long-range planning efforts.  Create proposals and respond to RFPs.
  • Attend and represent ecobee as a thought leader at industry conferences.  Provide market intelligence to internal stakeholders that can improve product performance or new product features.

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Michaels Energy Job Opportunity: Associate Director of StrategyMichaels Energy

Posted December 12, 2023

Associate Director of Strategy
Michaels Energy is seeking an experienced industry professional for the Associate Director of Strategy role. As part of the Sales and Marketing department, the Associate Director of Strategy oversees the proposal team while setting the vision and strategy for proposals, stays abreast of industry trends and regulatory dynamics to inform the proposal direction, and identifies and cultivates relationships with strategic partners. The Associate Director of Strategy collaborates with both the sales and marketing team and cross-functionally. We are looking for a strategic energy professional who will exemplify and live our company values.

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Piclo Deepens Relationship with National Grid New York to Manage the Procurement of their Dynamic Load Management ProgrammesPiclo National Grid

Posted December 12, 2023

London, UK, 8th December – Piclo, the world’s leading flexibility marketplace provider, will be extending their partnership with National Grid in New York State to manage the procurement of their Vintage Year 2025 Term Dynamic Load Management (Term-DLM) and Auto Dynamic Load Management (Auto-DLM) Programme on Piclo Flex. Piclo will continue to deliver the existing Non-Wires Alternatives  program on our marketplace for National Grid that was launched in 2022, with more competitions coming in early 2024.

National Grid’s demand response programs aim to increase system flexibility and reduce costs for customers of electricity. They play an integral role in supporting New York State’s nation-leading climate goals, including energy storage targets as outlined by the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.

In order to reduce peak demand constraints and improve system reliability, National Grid is seeking over 100 MW of system-wide load relief solutions for Term-DLM  across the state, as well as 9.39 MW of rapid load relief solutions for Auto-DLM, targeting specific locations at a local level — including Tonawanda, Rome, Cohoes, Albany, and Cobleskill/Howes Cave.

Qualified flexibility providers with the facility to decrease their electricity consumption or turn up generation and with a minimum of 50 kW aggregated capacity can participate in these competitions.

Bids must be submitted by the March 1, 2024 deadline. National Grid will notify bidders of their status by March 31, 2024, and accepted portfolios will commence participation on May 1, 2025. Interested providers must register on Piclo Flex to participate.

Visit National Grid’s Term-DLM and Auto-DLM Program Request for Proposals page to learn more. 

CLICK HERE to read the full press release.

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