NREL Renewable Energy Policy and Regulatory Analyst in Golden, Colorado

Posting Title

Renewable Energy Policy and Regulatory Analyst



CO - Golden


Position Type



Hours Per Week



Job Summary

With guidance from senior staff, assist in the development and execution of analyses to assist state, federal, and international partners in applying standard and state-of-the-art quantitative and qualitative methodologies to:

  • Evaluate the impact of state and federal policies on renewable energy (RE) deployment

  • Independently research, verify, and synthesize quantitative data for inclusion in reports

  • Analyze RE market and policy trends

  • Effectively use case studies to convey best practices and lessons learned to partners and clients

  • Develop clearly written interpretations of analyses. Publish and present results of work in relevant journals and at conferences

  • Develop basic quantitative models using tools like python or R, clearly translate the implications of these models into written analysis.


Required Education, Experience, and Skills

Relevant Bachelor's Degree . Basic knowledge of laws, regulations, principles, procedures and practices related to specific field. Good analytical and problem solving skills. Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to use various computer software programs.


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in energy policy, public policy, political science, international relations, or environmental studies.

Experience performing exploratory data analysis using python or R.

Experience tracking policy developments


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