PV Engineering Specialist

PV Engineering Specialist

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  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Contact:

    Jessica Brisley

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Consultant:

    Jessica Brisley

The Opportunity:

A rare opportunity to join an international developer based in Madrid. This role has a focus on the technical aspects of the development of Solar projects into the Spanish market.

The Role:

  • To provide technical assistance during project development and ensure the risk influencing and influenced by the grid connection are considered along with the development team .
  • To manage and be responsible for the process of grid applications for assigned projects ensuring they are submitted in a timely manner and progress through the DNO/TSO processes without delay.
  • To conduct grid connection feasibility studies to identify the available capacity and the most economic grid connection option
  • To liaise with DNO by raising feasibility studies and budget estimate requests during early stages of PV project development
  • To perform site visits and undertake assessment of the existing electrical systems for connection of behind-the-meter PV schemes (Private Wire Connections) and to produce Connection Assessment Reports to present to clients
  • Review any network restrictions or curtailment analysis to assess the export constraints over the life span of a specific scheme
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with the DNO planning, design and delivery teams
  • Develop and maintain relationship with ICPs to assist development team deliver projects
  • Develop and maintain relationship with leading power system consultancies and TAs

The Individual:

  • Strong knowledge of Spanish Distribution and Transmission industry
  • Strong technical background of the Spanish Grid code and Spanish Distribution code
  • Commercial awareness of the Spanish MV/HV design and built industry
  • Strong technical knowledge of HV connection process, requirements and regulations
  • EHV technical knowledge beneficial
  • Familiar with the DNO publicly available information systems e.g. LTDS, Congestion maps, DUoS charging etc
  • Electrical knowledge of battery energy storage facilities (BESS) beneficial
  • Strong knowledge of electrical power system software preferable
  • Strong knowledge of power system simulation techniques and grid code compliance studies