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Solar Energy Analyst

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV GL – Energy division is seeking a Solar Energy Analyst to join our Energy Assessment Team. The primary function of this position is to assess the resource and expected energy output of proposed and operational renewable solar projects across North America.

By joining our team at DNV GL, you will be part of championing the widespread deployment and operation of renewables to address climate change and positively impact society and the planet. Through a commitment to independence and unsurpassed rigor, we achieve our purpose through long-term success of our customers. We strive to be a high-performing, innovative team which reflects the equity, respect, and diversity we wish to see in the world.

This position may be based in any of our Renewables Advisory DNV GL North American offices. Preferred locations Austin, TX; Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; San Diego, CA; Medford, MA; Katy, TX or Oakland, CA


Tasks May Include

  • Conduct long-term resource and energy production assessments:
    • Analyzing climatic data and operational production and performance data from solar plants,
    • Inspecting sites and measurement equipment,
    • Assessing site conditions for technology suitability,
    • Predicting energy production,
    • Conducting statistical uncertainty analyses,
    • Writing technical reports and communicating results to clients.
Position Qualifications


Note: Please submit a cover letter along with your resume when applying. In your cover letter, please tell us about your experience with statistical data analysis in the wind and/or solar industry.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant engineering, atmospheric science, or quantitative field.
  • Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in the renewable energy industry required. 1 plus year in solar energy consulting experience preferred
  • Proficient working with MS Office Word/Excel
  • Experience in statistical data analysis
  • Understanding of renewable energy industry measurement techniques and standards
  • Experience working with data analysis tools (Python, R, SQL, Matlab, etc.)
  • Strong overall computer skills and ability to learn multiple software tools required
  • Proficiency with PVSyst preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of various mapping tools and map formats is a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at a time
  • Ability to write technical reports and commercial correspondence
  • Ability to present technical information clearly and concisely
  • Proven Health, Safety and Environmental mindset
  • Willingness and ability to travel, up to 10% of the time
  • Meet physical requirements such as sitting for long periods of time when working in the office and ability and willingness to occasionally be exposed to outside weather conditions when travelling to assigned project site locations (typical travel time is approximately 3 days every 2-4 months)
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening


**Immigration-related employment benefits, for example visa sponsorship, are not available for this position**


Opportunities Beyond Business


Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see:


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Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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