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Energy Forecasting Analyst Job

Xcel Energy
Denver, CO 80204

Location(s): CO - Denver

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what youre looking for.

Summary

Develops and presents all short- and long-term energy and peak demand forecasts, risk assessments, and load analysis studies and regulatory filings. Performs the analysis and reporting of current sales and peak demand levels relative to the forecasts. Oversees the work of lower level energy forecasting analysts. Participates in energy forecasting, risk assessment, and load analysis efforts to ensure accurate and effective energy forecasting and risk assessment for Xcel Energy’s utility services.

 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Prepare and guide other analysts in the preparation of all major energy forecasting, risk assessment, and load analysis responsibilities. Assume lead responsibility for forecasting, risk assessment, and load analysis for Xcel. Appear as an expert witness for the Company.
  • Prepare for presentation to management and regulatory proceedings, budget customer, sales, and peak demand forecasting and reporting to ensure that the information provided is accurate and timely. Work with Xcel business units to ensure their forecasting, risk assessment, and load analysis needs are met and accurate information is provided.
  • Prepare for presentation to management and regulatory proceedings, long-term forecasts and risk assessment to provide accurate forecasts and avoid excess capacity, and to quantify forecast risk.
  • Participate in the IRP-related energy forecasting, risk assessment, and load analysis process to provide required technical information and to establish good working relations with regulators.
  • Conduct peak demand forecasting to provide system operations (power supply and interruptible load management) with timely and accurate peak load forecasts.
  • Work with the Manager of Energy Forecasting and Xcel Energy’s business units to ensure accurate forecasting, risk assessment, and load analysis in a regulated environment.

 

Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, or related technical or quantitative field and 5 to 8 years experience in utility energy forecasting or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • Advanced degree in the above areas is desirable.

 

Preferred

  • Experience in analysis, statistics, computer applications, and energy/load forecasting tools.
  • Experience with statistical modeling software such as MetrixND or Eviews.
  • Experience and wide knowledge of utility rates, regulatory agreements and commitments, and electric and gas systems is necessary.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills are essential

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As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If youre ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: CO - Denver || CO - Denver || United States (US) || CFO Organization || 25295:Sales Energy & Demand Forcast || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 19939

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

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Posted: 2019-10-01 Expires: 2019-11-21

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