Develop contracts for solar energy delivery and tactics to negotiate favorable terms; Build strategic relationships with new and existing solar producers; Track related policy and energy markets;
As part of the clean energy economy, Solar Utility Procurement Specialists: Prepare purchase orders and RFQs; Determine if inventory is sufficient to meet needs; Respond to customer and supplier order inquiries; Review requisition orders in order to verify accuracy, terminology and specifications; Prepare, maintain and review purchasing and pricing reports; and track the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders. Support the utility’s renewable energy procurement leadership by analyzing energy portfolios to support procurement recommendations; assisting with solicitation and negotiation; and researching related economic and regulatory issues.
▸ Solar Project Developer
A financial, business, or legal degree and additional solar training would facilitate this move.