Solar Performance Analyst

Posted 10 December 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameElanza Loedolff

Job description

Solar Performance Analyst

Location: London/Hybrid

Salary: DOE

TGRC is working with a leading IPP who are looking for a Solar Performance Analyst to join the company’s Performance Team.

Within this role you will be focusing on improving the performance and monitoring of the company’s operational solar assets using a data centered approach making use of their secondary level SCADA. This role will include a varied range of analysis tasks.


  • Developing and undertaking analyses of solar assets to monitor performance and identify, realize, and validate opportunities for improvement.

  • Providing technical support to the company’s regional Asset Management teams in identifying and remedying performance issues

  • Engaging with third party operational monitoring and performance analysis providers to manage data inputs, scope of service, deliverables, and achievement of desired results - including supporting asset managers in the actioning of any identified performance improvement opportunities.

  • Supporting the development, use and reporting of operational performance KPIs through the company’s various SCADA and reporting systems.

  • Conducting long-term operational energy yield reforecasts for the company’s existing portfolio assets.

  • Developing operational test procedures to monitor performance and identify issues, e.g. I-V curve tracing, electroluminescence, drone thermography, module laboratory testing

  • Supporting contractual performance testing, including contractual specification, data monitoring/quality assurance and performance analysis covering:

  • Solar capacity tests

  • Solar performance ratio (PR) tests


  • 2+ years’ experience in operational solar analysis/performance review

  • Experience of SCADA systems and data, e.g., systems like Nispera, CanaryLabs, GPM, Greenbyte, Isotrol, BaxEnergy, MeteoControl

  • Ability to programme and run ad-hoc analysis, e.g., proficient in use of Excel, Python, R, or similar.

  • Experience of solar software tools and data, e.g., PVsyst, PVlib, MERRA2, ERA5, SolarGIS, or similar.

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent experience in renewables, engineering, physics, maths, computing or similar

  • Experience in asset management advantageous

  • Experience in identifying and remedying common performance issues for operational solar projects, for example through technical asset management.

  • Willingness to travel internationally.

  • Excellent communication skills - fluent English. Spanish language a significant advantage

If this looks like the role for you, feel free to contact Elanza Loedolff below.