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Sr Solar Resource Analyst

Company: Repsol
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

At Repsol, we are committed to equality and do not request personal information.We believe that diversity contributes to innovative ideas and provides added value that enables us to benefit from mutual learning and perform our best work. Here, what counts is your experience and your ability to create value. We offer you the opportunity to grow professionally, develop your career with challenging projects and collaborate with talented people worldwide. As a company committed to diversity and inclusion, we encourage all professionals who meet the job description requirements to apply.Repsol Renewables North America has an opening for a Sr Solar Resource Analyst. The position is based in The Woodlands, Texas, or Downtown Houston with a hybrid work model of 3 days in the office and 2 days from home. One day per week will be required in the Woodlands Office.Repsol Renewables North America (RRNA) leverages its deep technical expertise and a strong balance sheet to develop, design, build, and operate various renewable energy projects through long-term contracts to help our customers meet their carbon reduction, sustainability, and resiliency goals. We focus on delivering and operating fit to purpose technological solutions and services for each of our customers.The Senior Solar Resource Analyst will support the development of solar PV projects across North America, specifically being responsible for the solar resource analysis and modeling, the PV plant basic design as well as the estimation of the energy yield of the PV plants.ResponsibilitiesDesign of measurement campaigns to support project development and energy yield analysis.Hire and manage the installation of measurement devices as well as follow-up the status of the different devices to arrange maintenance activities.Data retrieval, quality control and processing of measurement data to create the datasets to be used as the inputs for the energy yield calculations.Review, design and optimization of the PV plant layouts.Carry out energy yield assessments including statistical analysis of data, PV energy output modeling, technical and other losses evaluation and uncertainty analyses.Support the Business Development unit in Technical Due Diligences and M& A processes as well as in prospecting new opportunities and regions/markets.Manage third parties (Independent Engineering) during M& A and Tax Equity Investment processes-.Provide technical guidance to other areas regarding PV technology and PV energy modelling.Negotiation, definition and breakdown of the PV plants Performance Ratio and Capacity Test and definition of the calculation and measurement methodology.Manage EPC plant acceptance validation testing/commissioning (Capacity Test).Required QualificationsEligible for employment in the US with any employer without sponsorshipMSc or BSc in Engineering, Meteorology or a related technical field.5 years' experience carrying out solar PV energy assessments and related tasks.Broad knowledge of PV industry tools, mainly: PVsyst, PVcase, SolarGis, SolarAnywhere. Other tools and data sources such as Meteonorm, HOMER, SAM, NREL and NASA datasets, a plus.Knowledge of GIS tools such as Global Mapper, ArcGIS, QGIS and/or AutoCAD.Programming skills in order to create/manage macros in VBA, scripts or simple programs in Python, R, Matlab or equivalent a plus.Thorough knowledge of Due Diligence and M& A processes as well as of managing independent third parties to discuss energy yield estimates and PV design issues.Knowledge of common industry guidelines and best practices such as NREL proceedings and recommendations, climatic databases (ASHRAE, ASOS, etc.) and standards (ASTM).Availability to travel to project sites.Repsol is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran#LI-CR1Job posting end date:11-02-2023

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