Solar Energy Analyst

Posted 22 May 2024
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameCatalina Fonrodona

Job description

​Title: Solar Energy Analyst

Location: Community of Madrid, Spain (Hybrid)

TGRC partnered with a leading IPP looking for a Solar Energy Analyst reporting to the Energy Analysis Manager and will be responsible for the completion of a wide range of analysis tasks.


  • Site feasibility assessments (resource and production);

  • Measurement campaign design/specification;

  • Site constraints definition

  • Site design optimisation (technology selection, layout design, etc.);

  • Pre-construction energy yield assessment for solar projects in line with industry best practices;

  • Review and challenge third-party energy yield assessment reports for solar projects. Including identification of critical issues or further analysis requirements;

  • Site visits (Not frequent);

  • Support the tendering process for third-party energy yield analyses, including scope definition;

  • Support the continued development of the energy analysis methodology, processes and tools, including feeding in lessons learnt from our Client's operational portfolio;

  • Provide ad-hoc technical support to the regional Development teams.

  • Support the acquisition of both pre-construction and operational solar projects and portfolios.


  • Analytically minded with a focus on attention to detail and accuracy

  • Self-motivated, able to take responsibility for tasks and work independently, while providing support to the wider team.

  • Able to communicate complex technical issues in a concise manner for the benefit of non-technical staff, both verbally and in writing.

  • Enthusiastic to develop a greater understanding of energy analysis and how it relates to the wider technical and commercial aspects of renewable energy project development and acquisition/operation.

  • An efficient self-manager; clarifying tasks and requirements, organising time and managing workload to ensure deadlines are met.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to deliver quality work to tight deadlines.


  • Demonstrable experience in solar energy yield analysis.

  • A track record in a renewable energy project development company or technical advisory/consulting industry is desirable.

  • Experience in managing client/external stakeholder relationships.

  • Proficiency with industry software tools; e.g. Pvsyst, Meteonorm, PvDesign, PVcase, Rstudio, Python etc.

  • High level of proficiency with Excel, visual basic and macro writing experience an advantage.

  • Degree qualification in engineering, physics, maths, meteorology or similar.

  • Excellent communication skills - fluent in English and Spanish. Italian or Portuguese would be an advantage.