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Careers at Greenlink

Energy Analyst (Clean Energy & Climate Change)

Job Type

Mid-Senior level

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Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a talented Energy Analyst (Clean Energy, Electric, Power, Sustainable Transportation) who is experienced in problem-solving, research and policy analysis. You will be producing the research and analysis used to advance clean energy policies and initiatives.

To be successful in this role, you should be fluent in clean energy (electric) and urban sustainability issues and has strong analytical skills and knowledge about clean energy issues (technology, policy, and finance).

What does this job call for?

This position requires the ability to effectively communicate original analytical findings and nuanced policy ideas to a client base that includes government agencies at the municipal and state levels, the non-profit sector, renewable energy developers, clean energy service providers, and energy companies.

Are you a good fit?

If you are a climate nerd following clean energy and power distribution (electrical) news daily, you may be a good fit. Better yet, if you have a history of building quantitative models to provide data-backed insights into policy decisions, you may be a great fit. Finally, if you also have experience designing or implementing clean energy policies and programs, you may be perfect for this job.

  • Knowledge of Power Systems (electrical, sustainable transportation)

  • Ability to Conduct Job Analysis

  • Knowledge of Public Health Systems

  • Ability to work in a Project-Based Environment

As an Energy Analyst, your primary responsibilities include:

  • Modifying and creating quantitative models to assess energy efficiency and renewable energy impacts by sector, i.e. residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation.

  • Identifying energy data from a range of sources and synthesizing them to create credible buildings and transportation baselines and forecasts.

  • Evaluating [or Constructing] energy use forecasts for cities, states, and utilities.

  • Designing policies and programs to drive a clean energy and equity agenda for our partners.

  • Authoring research reports and briefs.

  • Interacting with partners, delivering presentations, and contributing to other workstreams.


Required qualifications:

  • Knowledge of energy markets, especially electricity policy and regulatory issues.

  • Exceptional quantitative analysis, and ability to create forecasts using assumptions from primary research and existing databases.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with advanced Excel functions, databases, word processing, slide presentation software, and data visualization tools (preferably Tableau).

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills, resourceful and skillful in conducting secondary research, information discovery, and data aggregation.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in public policy, economics, engineering, science, or related fields and 4+ years of experience as a consultant/analyst in the clean energy field, OR Advanced degree and 2+ years’ experience.

  • Strong interest and/or experience in one or more of the following areas of energy supply and demand: energy efficiency, renewable energy, residential and commercial building energy use, distributed generation, electric vehicles, utility resource planning, and clean transportation.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge or experience in developing and delivering testimony before a regulatory body.

  • Advanced degree in public policy, economics, engineering, science or related fields,


  • 4+ years of experience as a consultant/analyst in the clean energy field, OR

  • 4+ years of utility industry experience, OR

  • 4+ years of municipal clean energy / sustainable transportation experience, OR

  • Expert Witness Testimony


Who are we?

Greenlink Analytics is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to using advanced data analytics to solve some of the world’s most pressing issues: equitable, sustainable development that creates a better future.

We have a mission


We are committed to driving a transition to a more sustainable future with clean energy supplies and carbon-free transportation as fast and fair as possible. 


Our values drive our work


We are committed to using data for good and believe our values guide us in the right direction:

  • Be of service for the greater good 

  • Advance sustainability 

  • Provide for equitable community engagement and outcomes 

  • Suffuse evidence throughout all of our work 

  • Communicate clear, actionable insights 


We take a modern approach to put our values into action. We combine our deep industry knowledge with machine learning models to empower decisionmakers to take informed actions towards a better future and have thorough and accurate insights into the effects of policy choices. Cities and states around the country are using tools developed by Greenlink to clean up their energy consumption, drive better community engagement, transform their urban design, and reduce their environmental footprint.

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