Geronimo Energy, a National Grid company, is a full-service renewable energy development company headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with satellite offices located in southwest Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, New York, Colorado, Alabama and Michigan. Geronimo Energy provides custom renewable energy solutions for utilities and corporations looking to harness renewable energy for business growth. Geronimo Energy has developed a multi-gigawatt renewable energy portfolio of projects that are either currently under construction or in operation throughout the United States.
Geronimo is seeking an experienced Developer to lead the development team into a new community solar or distributed generation market. The Developer will be directly responsible for the business and project development activities of the company’s pipeline of projects within the market.
- Lead and be responsible for the roll out of a new community solar and distributed generation market for the company; become the internal market expert
- Review and engage in policies and regulatory changes to identify new market issues and solutions; follow tariff rate structures and market changes
- Manage program details for submission and acceptance of projects, including interconnection applications
- Manage a remote team, including land acquisition agents and consultants
- Research local land use ordinances for applicability to solar development
- Meet and coordinate with local jurisdictions, agencies and organizations
- Lead and manage community outreach
- Work closely with the permitting team on obtaining entitlements (land use permits, etc) for each project
- Represent the company and project at public hearings
- Create and manage project budget. Coordinate with the finance and construction team to ensure project viability.
- Utilize Excel, Google Earth, and other Microsoft Office software tools
- Travel up to 50% of the time.
- Minimum 3 years of project development experience (energy, real estate, housing development, etc.).
- Proven leadership capabilities.
- College level preferred. Masters level welcomed.
- Preferred areas of study include land use planning, economics, environmental policy/science, or business.
- High energy
- Achievement driven, self-starter