Grid Specialist – Renewable Energy Generation, Energy Storage, Hydrogen

Location London
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Charlie Giblin

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Job ref: 32478
Published: about 1 month ago

Grid Specialist – Renewable Energy Generation, Energy Storage, Hydrogen


Do you want to work at an up-and-coming company with backing behind them from one of the largest renewable energy operators in the world? Fancy working across a wide spectrum of renewable technologies including Solar, Battery Storage and Hydrogen?


If you answered ‘yes’ to either of these questions, then read on.


You will be joining a small team comprising of a joint venture with one of the biggest renewable energy operators in the world who are teaming up with a British partner with local backing and knowledge behind them. You will be working with a range of projects including Solar, Wind, and Battery storage, including projects in Hydrogen and other renewable technologies in the future.


As Grid Specialist, you will be responsible for managing the grid connection from origination to completion. You will have knowledge of the UK grid network and have previous experience working closely with DNOs, National Grid, ICP’s and IDNOs. Your relationship with these bodies will last from the pre-connection application all through to the post connection offer acceptance. You will be identifying the potential capacity opportunities not only for current projects but additionally identifying new project opportunities. You will be assessing sites for connection viability and should be able to evaluate the viability of a grid connection.


Grid Specialist Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing grid connections from origination to completion.

  • Identifying potential capacity opportunities.

  • Assess sites for connection viability.

  • Evaluating viability of a grid connection.

  • Utilising network flow and power system analysis techniques to investigate new project opportunities.

  • Liaising with DNOs, National Grid, ICPs and IDNOs


Grid Specialist Key Requirements:

  • Understanding of the grid network in the UK for both distribution and transmission.

  • Knowledge of UK energy landscape

  • Minimum of 2 yearsexperience


Location:Our client has a London based HQ (fantastic office). The preference is for somebody who can easily access the London office although there is flexibility on this point and the ability to work from home.


Click apply if you have an up-to-date CV that youre able to share. If not, please drop me an email at to arrange a confidential, exploratory chat.


Grid Specialist – Renewable Energy Generation, Energy Storage, Hydrogen



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