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The Transmission & Interconnection Specialist will ensure adequate transmission exists for all of the company’s development projects. You will track regulatory developments in assigned markets in order to advise the project team in handling all transmission-related issues and minimizing potential risks for the company.

Main Accountabilities:

• Provide transmission strategy and guidance to developers
• Proactively work to ensure that changes in market rules will favor EDPR’s portfolio
• Work with project developers to ensure each project has adequate transmission or the access needed to ensure competitiveness
• Support Market Operations and the rest of the Energy Management team in all transmission-related matters
• Mitigate transmission risks within EDPR’s portfolio
• Work with negotiations staff to answer transmission-related questions
• Responsible for transmission procurement in primary and secondary markets
• Perform transmission load flow and LMP analysis and run models of the ISO system to determine impact on EDPR’s wind portfolio
• Analyze, forecast, and provide guidance regarding Financial Transmission Rights (FTRs), forward prices, transmission congestion, and LMP basis price spread
• Represent EDPR’s interests in regional meetings
• Additional duties as required

Direct reports: 0
Travel: 0-10%

Position Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Engineering, Master’s degree preferred
• 2 – 5 years in the utility industry; generation interconnection experience preferred
• Thorough knowledge of FERC, OATT, OTD, RTOP, and NERC policies
• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software
• Thorough knowledge of PSSE and Power Flow software

Behavioral Requirements:

• Ability to deal with complex issues from a high theoretical level to implementation details (e.g., ability to understand technical standards and how they will eventually impact commercial activity)
• Ability to work with EDPR’s leadership team to align the transmission strategy with the overall corporate strategy
• Ability to influence others to accommodate EDPR’s interests including meetings with high-ranking political figures and public speaking
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Familiarity with Microsoft Project preferred



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  • Company EDP Renewables
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