Statkraft Statkraft US LLC

Statkraft’s US office in San Francisco is currently looking for a

Renewable Energy Originator/Trader

 to join Statkraft’s Global Environmental Markets (GEM) team. 


The Job: This is an exciting hands-on opportunity to help shape the growth and commercial strategy of a financially strong company within a new geography and market.  You will be working in a “start-up” like environment, but backed by the infrastructure and expertise of a 100+ year old company.

As an originator/trader for the US office, you will be primarily responsible for originating new renewable energy business that contributes to the group’s activities in the global environmental commodities markets.  In particular, the ideal candidate will be versed in the US renewable energy credit markets, having concluded previous transactions in this market.  You are an expert with deep knowledge of the RPS rules and regulations of the US REC markets.  You can clearly articulate and sell complex renewable energy products like REC purchase/offtake agreements. From day one, you will have a network of established relationships within the Renewable Energy field that you can call on as potential transactional counterparties and you will assist end-users in purchasing renewable energy credits for both compliance and voluntary purposes.  You are familiar with how to conduct due-diligence on both built and un-built renewable energy projects and you know external partners/contractors to reach out to, that can support your efforts.

In addition to being able to generate new business opportunities from the group’s existing suite of products, the Renewable Energy Originator/Trader will be responsible for scouting for new product and business lines that complement the company’s core global activities of developing, owning, and operating renewable energy assets. Such new products or business lines include but are not limited to: distributed energy, utility-scale solar, corporate sales partnerships, battery technology, project finance, renewable energy technology and siting, and so on.

You will report to the Managing Director of Statkraft US LLC.

Your experience:

  • 5+ years working within the US renewable energy credit markets, specifically PJM & NEPOOL and varying US SREC markets
  • Specific U.S. renewable energy market experience, having come from a commercial participant in the U.S. energy value-chain (e.g. REC originator, trader, project developer, sales manager, project finance)
  • Successful track record of revenue generation
  • Deep RPS market rules and regulation knowledge
  • In-depth knowledge of the US and state by state regulatory energy framework (ITC, PTC, RPS, FERC, etc…)
  • Electricity Market knowledge
  • Sales contract oversight and negotiations

 What defines you:

  • Intellectual
  • Flexibility regarding daily working time is required, since Statkraft is operating in an international context with colleagues in different continents and different time zones.
  • Works well in a small and very open team environment
  • Goal oriented, while being responsible for the associated tasks
  • Well-spoken and articulate
  • Ability to delegate and be delegated to
  • College degree from a reputable institution
  • Excellent references (ideally from past or current customers)
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of time

 Statkraft offers

  • Professional and personal development in a financially stable company with a clear and long term ambition to be an important part of the fast changing energy business
  • A working environment characterized by professionalism, collegiality, responsibility and motivation
  • Competitive terms of employment

 Please send your resume and cover letter and be able to furnish references upon request.  The cover letter should succinctly describe how you are qualified and can immediately contribute to growing the business.

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Application deadline:

Open-ended, for ideal candidate

Expected Start Date:

From January 2019 and on


San Francisco


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