What The Role Is

The Manager, Regulatory and Market Policy will represent Clearway’s interests in the dynamic, complex, and rapidly evolving landscape of regional markets and state regulatory policy in the Western United States. This role will support the ongoing growth and profitable operation of Clearway’s business in the West, including both development and operating assets in renewable and conventional energy. This role reports to the Senior Director, External and Market Affairs, and involves close, ongoing collaboration with other functional groups such as Development, Asset and Energy Management, Origination, and Grid Integration.

This is a hybrid role with a strong preference for our San Francisco office location.  

What You'll Be Doing

  • Develop and carry out a strategy for engagement on key regulatory policy issues across the West, including transmission expansion, interconnection, resource adequacy, clean energy procurement, and regional market development.
  • Build and maintain relationships with decision-makers and staff at market and regulatory bodies such as the California Independent System Operator, other emerging markets in the West, state public utility commissions, and key market participants and stakeholders such as utilities and environmental organizations.
  • Build coalitions to enact policy change beneficial to Clearway’s business, working with industry counterparts and other like-minded stakeholders. Represent Clearway in regional trade associations.
  • Provide frequent updates and in-depth consultation to help Clearway business units stay up to speed on ongoing developments in markets and regulatory policy and understand what they mean for our business.

What You'll Bring

  • The political and regulatory landscape for renewable energy in the West is complex and ever-changing. The ideal candidate for this role will bring some relevant sector experience, a solid set of core skills, and an eagerness to learn.
  • 3+ years of experience working on energy regulatory policy and/or energy markets in the West.
  • Comfort with technical material related to markets and transmission. Ability to translate complex or technical concepts into straightforward language and graphics that audiences can understand.
  • Clear communication in both speaking and writing. Excel at concise information presentation in memos, email, and PowerPoint. Ability to effectively tailor communications to an audience, whether drafting comments on in-the-weeds regulatory issues or presenting key takeaways to company leadership.
  • Collaborative spirit and ability to engage effectively with diverse audiences, virtually and in person.
  • Eagerness to learn and comfortable asking questions to ensure understanding.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in economics, public policy, finance, engineering, or a similar field.
  • If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications but see yourself contributing, please submit your resume.

What Would Be Nice

  • Prior experience in the renewable energy industry
  • Engineering or other technical experience in the energy sector
  • Experience in politics, campaigns, or government affairs
  • A master’s degree in a related field

Clearway will not sponsor nonimmigrant visas for this position (H-1B, TN, E-3, etc.).

The pay rate for the successful candidate will depend on geographic location, skills, relevant and demonstrated experience, education, training and certifications, and other factors permitted by law. This role is eligible to earn an annual cash bonus, subject to personal and company performance goals.

Salary Range Across all U.S. Locations
$130,000$170,000 USD

Clearway Energy Group is leading the transition to a world powered by clean energy. Along with our public affiliate Clearway Energy, Inc., we own and operate 10 gigawatts of renewable and conventional energy assets across the country. As we develop a nationwide pipeline of new renewable energy projects for the future, Clearway’s 8 gigawatts of operating wind, solar, and energy storage assets offset the equivalent of more than 9 million metric tons of carbon emissions for our customers today. Clearway Energy Group is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Carlsbad, CA.; Scottsdale, AZ.; Houston, TX; Denver, CO; and Princeton, NJ. For more information, visit clearwayenergygroup.com.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
At Clearway, we create a community that isn’t about being the same – it’s about building a team of unique individuals, with different backgrounds & skill sets, coming together to build something big & make a difference in the world. Clearway’s team is dedicated to a clean energy future across a wide spectrum of roles & responsibilities. Embodying our company values and operating principles, unique individuals come together over a common mission. We embrace opportunities to do challenging work that can change the world. We aspire to bring out the best in everyone. We share setbacks, celebrate successes, & act with integrity & accountability to get the job done.

Working at Clearway, Hybrid Together
Here at Clearway, we’re committed to balancing flexibility while fostering strong relationships with our teammates. We do this by prioritizing new hires based near one of our offices in San Francisco, Carlsbad, Scottsdale, Houston, Denver, & Princeton. Our office-based employees typically work together from fabulous spaces on Tuesdays & Thursdays to collaborate & learn, build community, get to know one another, & enjoy company-provided meals & events.

Clearway Energy is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience & expertise. We intentionally foster a culture of inclusion that empowers our employees to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities & protected veterans to join the team. Clearway is a proud promoter of employment opportunities to our Military & Veterans.

What We Provide
Clearway offers all eligible employees working 20+ hours per week a comprehensive menu of benefits: generous PTO, medical, dental & vision care, HSAs with company contributions, health FSAs, dependent daycare FSAs, commuter benefits, relocation, & a 401(k) plan with employer match, a variety of life & accident insurances, fertility programs, adoption assistance, generous parental leave, tuition reimbursement, & benefits for employees in same-sex marriages, civil unions & domestic partnerships. For more on Clearway benefits, visit our Benefits Website.

Notice to Applicants
Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws, ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees. We will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to apply and compete for employment opportunities for which they are qualified. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@clearwayenergy.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Notice to California Applicants
Clearway Energy is strongly committed to a philosophy of equal opportunity and fully complies with equal employment laws, ordinances and regulations for all applicants and employees.

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