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Energy Division Analyst - JC-427640

Energy Division/ Distribution Grid Planning/ Grid Planning, Energy Storage and Non-Wires Alternatives:

Under direction of the Project and Program Supervisor, the analyst will support the Grid Planning, Energy Storage, and Non-Wires Alternatives section in the development of work products that are used to advise decision-makers such as Commissioners, Judges, and Energy Division management in designing effective regulations and programs. The analyst will work on distribution grid, energy storage, and distribution planning projects, which may include overseeing utility distribution planning frameworks, energy storage procurement and programs, and evaluating new policies and strategies to achieve the State's climate and energy goals. The analyst will assist the oversight and implementation of the $800 million Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP), a high profile customer program that provides rate-payer funded incentives for customers to adopt distributed energy technologies such as battery storage to increase grid resiliency and reduce GHG. The analyst will assist with research and analysis of grid scale energy storage.


The analyst will develop analysis for and make recommendations regarding the CPUC’s policy-setting rulemakings via a wide range of work products, review and provide feedback on proposed legislative bills, and/or work with a team that oversees implementation of programs that result from these CPUC and legislative processes. The analyst will perform other work as necessary, such as writing and presenting reports, doing data analysis, coordinating with other California organizations and agencies (e.g., the California Energy Commission, the California Air Resources Board, California Independent System Operator), and responding to outside inquiries. You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement

Minimum Qualifications: Please review the minimum qualifications for the Public Utilities Regulatory Analyst II position here

Application To-Dos: 

1. Create a CalCareers account if you haven’t already 

2. Take the exam for the classification you’re applying for - CalCareers a. This will allow you to become “list eligible” to apply for the role 

3. Fill out the STD 678 form within your CalCareers application a. This is the legal document we will use to review your application. 

4. Attach your Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) within your CalCareers application. 

a. Answer the following prompts: 

  • Describe your ability to summarize complex issues and different perspectives to inform decision making.
  • Describe your experience with quantitative analysis, including experience using spreadsheets and spreadsheet models, and the ability to summarize and present statistical information and results in a clear and concise manner to inform decision making.
  • Describe your oral and written communications skills, including the ability to write reports, briefing summaries, legislative analysis, and deliver presentations.

b. Ensure your SOQ is formatted with the following requirements: 

  • Include the questions in your response 
  • Use 11-point Arial font 
  • Single spaced 
  • 2 page limit 
  • Submit your application by April 27, 2024 @ 11:59 PM PT. 

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