Position: Solar Analyst Intern (position beginning in January 2014) targeted towards undergraduates
Description: The Solar Analyst Intern will assist with registration processes, administrative duties, and research tasks, and will be expected to provide clearly defined deliverables. The position will require attention to detail, excellent record keeping, and efficient allocation of time and resources.
Through this position, the Solar Analyst Intern will gain familiarity with solar legislation, solar finance mechanisms, industry news, and industry vocabulary, as well as new product development in a fast paced, start-up environment. This position provides a fantastic launching pad for a career in renewable energy. Read the rest of this entry »
Sol Systems is continuing to expand to accommodate its rapid business growth. This week, Sol Systems is proud to announce the arrival of our new SREC Operations Analyst, Bridget. Welcome to the team, Bridget.
Bridget Callahan joins Sol Systems after graduating from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining Sol Systems, Ms. Callahan worked with the State of Michigan, as well as with several environmental non-profit organizations. As SREC Operations Analyst, Ms. Callahan answers inquiries for Sol Systems’ 4,000 person customer network, manages customer meter readings and production monitoring, conducts policy research and analysis, and interacts with the various public utilities commissions for SREC registrations. She holds a Bachelor in Arts in Public Policy from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, with a concentration in environmental policy.
At Sol Systems, our biggest asset is our team, and we will continue to hire sharp, passionate team members. We are currently hiring for a Controller. To learn more about careers with Sol Systems, please visit our careers page.
Interested in joining one of the fastest growing companies in the country? Sol Systems is hiring a full-time accountant, SREC portfolio manager, and now, an SREC Operations Analyst. This is an entry level position and a great opportunity for launching a career in renewable energy.
Position: SREC Operations Analyst
Requirements: Sol Systems is seeking an analyst to provide support to Sol Systems’ SREC team. The ideal candidate is hard working, extremely organized, detail and process-oriented, personable, and has the ability to multi-task in order to accomplish assignments in a timely manner. This position provides a fantastic launching pad for a career in renewable energy, and Sol Systems often promotes internally as positions become available.
Position: Portfolio Manager
Sol Systems is seeking a full-time Portfolio Manager to lead its Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC) business. The right candidate lives in, or would relocate to, the Washington DC area to join our growing team of solar finance professionals. This is a mid-level position that will include a combination of business development, SREC trading, financial analysis, and market policy research. This is an opportunity to become an expert in the supply and demand dynamics of U.S. solar markets, to develop and execute portfolio strategies, and to grow the company’s REC trading business through portfolio acquisition and new business generation. The Portfolio Manager will work directly with the CFO, and will be expected to hire and manage other members of the SREC trading team.
Disclaimer: Please note that Sol Systems is posting this opportunity on behalf of MDV-SEIA. Interested applicants should contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Maryland-DC-Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA) Board of Directors is seeking an Associate Director (AD) whose primary responsibilities will be to administer the daily functions of the organization, including supporting membership needs and collecting membership dues. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most dynamic renewable energy industry associations in the nation, and interface with many of the most promising companies and entrepreneurs in the industry. The AD will support the planning and execution of meetings and events, including the annual conference. The AD will also ensure the Board is supported in their duties, manage intern staff, coordinate other volunteers, and support fund raising. The Associate Director reports to the Board and executes at their direction.
Sol Systems was featured in the Environmental Entrepreneurs’ (E2) First Quarter 2013 Clean Energy Jobs Roundup. In these quarterly reports, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2) tracks and compiles domestic clean energy and clean transportation job announcements from media reports, official announcements, and other sources to demonstrate how clean energy and transportation creates high quality jobs across the country.
In the report, Sol Systems as a “solar finance firm at the center of a growing industry.” The report suggests that Sol Systems’ renewable energy financial services play a crucial role in the renewable energy market and are part of the reason that ”clean energy and clean transportation are breathing new life into domestic manufacturing and creating high-quality jobs for workers across the country.”
Position: Solar Analyst Intern (multiple positions beginning in January, 2013)
Company: Sol Systems is a solar finance firm and a leader in financial innovation in the renewable energy industry. Since its inception in 2008, Sol Systems has partnered with 350 solar installers and developers to bring over 3,000 solar projects from conception to completion by offering innovative financing solutions for residential, commercial, and utility-scale projects.
Sol Systems’ financing programs catalyze investments for a broad set of solar projects by simplifying their origination, diligence, and financing processes. Developers seeking financing for projects can access over $2.5 billion in capital through the Sol Systems investor network. In addition to providing financing, Sol Systems also offers project due diligence, deal structuring, and asset management services – all designed to reduce overhead and transaction costs and quicken project development timelines.
Our company is based near Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. The Part-Time or Full-Time Solar Analyst would have the opportunity to become intimately engaged in the day-to-day operations of the company as well as long-term strategy decisions.
Requirements: The ideal candidate will be a current student that is: resourceful, detail-oriented, and passionate about the development of renewable energy. A successful candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:
- Enthusiasm and a great attitude
- Intermediate to advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel
- Excellent research and persuasive writing skills
- The ability to understand a complex and evolving market
- A demonstrated interest in energy, renewable energy, energy finance, project finance, entrepreneurship, renewable energy legislation and regulations
Description: A successful Solar Analyst Intern will be critical to the success of a dynamic company in a nascent industry. The Solar Analyst Intern will assist with registration processes, administrative duties, and research tasks.
The Analyst will be expected to provide clearly defined deliverables, related primarily to administrative tasks. The position will require attention to detail, excellent record keeping, and efficient allocation of time and resources. Through this position, the Solar Analyst Intern will gain familiarity with solar legislation, solar finance mechanisms, industry news, and industry language, as well as new product development in a fast paced, start-up environment. This position provides a fantastic launching pad for a career in renewable energy.
Our Approach: We are a group of passionate and capable individuals dedicated to making a lasting and positive change to our energy infrastructure and resources. We are involved in a challenging environment and a competitive market with a high level of intensity.
Location: The Solar Analyst Intern will be expected to work out of our centrally located office in Dupont Circle: 1785 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington DC 20036.
Commitment & Compensation: We prefer applicants willing to work full time, but will also accept applicants willing to work part time with an expectation of 20 hours or more each week. Special attention will be given to interns that could stay on full or part time into the fall. Solar Analysts will be paid an amount commensurate with the length of the commitment and prior experience in the form of a stipend. Successful candidates may be eligible for a full time position.
To Apply: Please submit a resume, cover letter (no more than one page each), a short writing sample, and three references (a mix of academic and professional) to email@example.com. In the cover letter, be sure to address the following questions:
- Why do you want to work for Sol Systems?
- Briefly, what is your perspective on the solar industry?
- What past experience qualifies you for this position?
Deadline: Applications for this position will be accepted immediately. We will review applicants on a rolling basis and accept candidates as early as possible. Please apply early.