Senior Policy Analyst - Europe

Utrecht, NL /
Altenex Energy – Energy Advisory - Europe /
Full-time
/ Hybrid
Altenex Energy, a subsidiary of U.S. company Edison Energy, is an independent advisor for commercial, industrial, and institutional energy users, delivering data-driven and integrated energy solutions in Europe. This includes providing comprehensive renewable energy advisory and procurement services focused on analyzing and mitigating risk, while improving sustainability within each client’s energy portfolio. 
 
Empowering organizations to manage the key challenges of cost, carbon, and complex choices, the Altenex team helps clients design energy and sustainability strategies, find the optimal renewable energy projects and products, structure contract terms that minimize risk, and manage growing renewables portfolios in unison with traditional power supply. 
 
Altenex Energy and Edison Energy are wholly owned subsidiaries of Edison International (NYSE: EIX). 
 
For more information, please visit www.altenexenergy.com 

Position Overview:  

The Senior Policy Analyst, Europe tracks and analyses existing and pending energy and carbon policies in Europe that impact our clients’ operations and their energy procurement and sustainability strategies. The Senior Policy Analyst serves as a cross-functional resource for renewable and conventional supply clients in Europe by analysing the risks and opportunities from upcoming policy changes and sharing market intelligence.  

Key Responsibilities:

    • Monitor energy and environmental policy changes in each European country and share general intelligence on sustainability, renewables, and regulated costs.  
    • Research the market attractiveness for offsite renewables, rooftop solar and/or battery storage using data from major industry and government publications (e.g., IEA, IRENA, European Commission, ENTSO-E, Eurelectric, ACER, WindEurope, SolarPower Europe) as well as local regulators and industry participants publications. 
    • Report on regulatory and non-regulatory developments (targets, subsidies, and project announcements) around decarbonization of heat, fleet electrification, renewable hydrogen production and energy efficiency measures.  
    • Create impact assessments for internal and external stakeholders and report on regulatory developments around non-commodity cost methodologies and impact of government policies.  
    • Identify and analyse support schemes for non-commodity costs optimization. 
    • Maintain accurate databases regarding non-commodity costs. 
    • Contribute to policy-focused publications, such as the Quarterly Renewable Market and Non-Commodity Reports, and update policy materials for client presentations.  
    • Support delivery teams on ad hoc policy and regulation requests from clients. 

Desired Background:

    • 1-3 years of relevant experiencein the fields of power sector, renewable energy, sustainability, political science, clean tech, environment, economics, business and/or finance; work experience in consultancy / professional services preferred.  
    • Preference for fluency in at least one European language other than English.  

Required Competencies:

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
    • Strong analytic skills and excellent attention to detail  
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task on various initiatives while upholding quality and product integrity  
    • Willingness and desire to continue learning about energy markets and sustainability    
    • Ability to grow and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues 
    • Fluency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)  
Excellent written and verbal communication skills  
Strong analytic skills and excellent attention to detail  
Ability to prioritize and multi-task on various initiatives while upholding quality and product integrity  
Willingness and desire to continue learning about energy markets and sustainability    
Ability to grow and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues 
Fluency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)