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Analyst - Power Transmission
ICF is a leader in technical analysis of the energy markets, including energy and climate change issues, transmission, and distribution market issues. We have a deep sectoral understanding of power markets including transmission and energy storage. ICF has been directly engaged with a wide range of stakeholders including utilities, developers, financial institutions, and state agencies.
ICF is looking for Transmission Markets Analyst to support our clients and projects in the Energy Advisory Services. The successful candidate will contribute to and help manage the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high-quality products and services, typically working on multiple projects and with all levels of staff. Analysts at ICF have an opportunity to apply their academic knowledge, gain exposure to major projects, interact with experts and clients in the field while building content knowledge and consulting skills.
This position will be located in India either at New Delhi or Bangalore.
What you’ll be doing….
Perform load flow analysis of transmission and distribution systems, including steady-state, contingency, and dynamic analysis
Perform production cost modelling and transmission congestion analysis of power markets
Assist in modelling and analysis of nodal power markets including financial calculations and other standard asset valuation-related tasks
Lead data input, output processes and maintain datasets, templates required for transmission and nodal modelling
Research and keep the broader group updated on latest power market developments in prominent ISO/RTO markets that influence power price forecasts, electric transmission congestion and other factors that influence power price fundamentals.
Perform advanced quantitative analysis of transmission systems around the world to assess and forecast the future of electric reliability, transmission bottlenecks, and regulatory effects, among other parameters
Support modelling and policy analysis related to transmission, renewable energy, smart grid and distribution
Developing code and macros to process and manage large datasets
Preparing high quality written and electronic products
What you’ll need….
Bachelors’s in Electrical Engineering is a must; and Master's degree in Power / Energy System will be advantage
1-2 years of power flow modelling experience (including internships); and production cost modelling experience will be advantage
Proficiency in industry-standard power flow tools such as GE-PSLF, PSS/E, PowerWorld, and CYMDIST
Experience in production cost modelling using industry-standard models such as GE-MAPS, PROMOD, Grid View or PLEXOS
Basic or Advanced knowledge of energy markets, natural gas, environmental and renewable markets in the U.S. will be an advantage
Ability to demonstrate strong quantitative and/or modelling skills, specifically database management and data analysis skills
Advanced Microsoft Office (Excel and VBA) skills
Knowledge of Excel macro programming and other programming languages
Good research skills
Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Excellent written and oral communications skills
ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) is a global consulting services company with over 7,000 full- and part-time employees, but we are not your typical consultants. At ICF, business analysts and policy specialists work together with digital strategists, data scientists and creatives. We combine unmatched industry expertise with cutting-edge engagement capabilities to help organizations solve their most complex challenges. Since 1969, public and private sector clients have worked with ICF to navigate change and shape the future. Learn more at icf.com.
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
Bangalore, India (II76)