Resumes by May 5, 2021
The New England States Committee on Electricity, Inc. (NESCOE) is a non-profit entity governed by a board of managers appointed by the Governors of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recognizes NESCOE as the Regional State Committee for New England. Its general purpose is to represent the collective perspective of the six New England states in regional electricity matters. Additional information is available at nescoe.com.
NESCOE seeks an analyst experienced in regional electric planning and markets.
This position assists in tracking and analyzing ISO New England’s (ISO-NE) wholesale electricity markets, transmission planning processes, and system operations. The position will assist NESCOE Managers’ and staffs’ understanding of the implications of ISO-NE practices, and ISO-NE and market participants’ proposals, on reliability and consumer costs. This position also provides technical and analytical support in the development and advocacy of proposals, including legal filings, to advance NESCOE Managers’ objectives in regional electric matters.
This position reports to NESCOE’s executive director.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Conduct research and analysis to inform NESCOE positions on ISO-NE’s and market participants’ proposals, and in furtherance of the development of NESCOE proposals.
- Contribute technical analysis to support NESCOE testimony, legal pleadings and other filings and communications.
- Lead assessments of ISO-NE studies and their inputs and implications; lead the development of analytical frameworks and assumptions for NESCOE-conducted studies.
- Engage, and/or support other NESCOE staff engagement, in the ISO-NE and New England Power Pool regional stakeholder processes and associated presentations and communications.
- Help monitor and report on activities affecting New England at FERC, in other regions, and as relevant, reliability standards organizations.
- Help educate NESCOE on emerging developments in system planning and resource adequacy that could have implications on power system reliability and consumer costs.
Requirements and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree valued.
- Education in economics or experience conducting economic analysis required.
- Experience developing analytical frameworks valued. Minimum four years’ experience in wholesale electricity matters required; experience with ISO-NE/NEPOOL processes, planning and markets valued.
- Familiarity with state jurisdictional power systems and policies, such as renewable portfolio standards, interconnection processes, energy efficiency and distributed generation a plus.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively.
- Strong written and verbal advocacy skills essential; ability to write clearly about complex topics valued.
- Proficient in Microsoft applications; strong Excel and PowerPoint skills required.
- Geographic location: New England.
Interested persons may by May 5, 2021 send a (i) resume, (ii) cover letter, and (iii) writing sample drafted by the applicant without editorial assistance (maximum ten pages): NESCOE c/o
Heather Hunt, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org