Grid Connection Manager - Renewables

Posted 19 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationFrankfurt am Main
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Supply & Trading
Contact NameLisa Keller

Job description

The role:

  • Manage and coordinate the connection process for a portfolio of solar PV, Onshore Wind and energy storage projects from preliminary feasibility studies through the grid connection process.

  • Assess grid connection options for both distribution and transmission connected Solar PV, Onshore Wind and energy storage projects to ensure optimal connection strategies are pursued for both contestable and non-contestable works in line with project development requirements.

The person:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Renewable Energy, Engineering, or related discipline

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working in a connections-focused environment within a DNO, TNO, power system engineering consultancy or similar.

  • Strong technical knowledge of electricity grid planning/operations Grid Codes and relevant ENA Engineering Recommendations (e.g. G99).

  • Knowledge of the AC and DC electrical design of solar PV plants and grid connection methodologies.

  • Knowledge of HV electrical equipment, control systems, SCADA, protection, and metering.

  • Knowledge of the DNO/ICP process for embedded generator connections.

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety legislation with respect to electrical systems.

  • Excellent German oral and written communication skills, additional languages like English is a benefit.