Policy Associate, Clean Electricity in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Job overview and requirements

Have you been following the challenges to our energy system and want to shape and drive solutions? Do you like to complete rigorous analysis on complex topics, develop strategy, communicate effectively, and advocate to get results? Do you want to be challenged at work, have a lot of fun, be inspired frequently, and make a significant impact at an innovative nonprofit working to speed the transition to a carbon-neutral economy?

Fresh Energy is hiring for a full-time policy associate to join our Clean Electricity team. This position will be focused on moving Minnesota to a carbon-neutral economy by advocating for regional transmission expansion, a more efficient grid and operations, and wholesale market design. Much of this work will take place at the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) and other technical forums. We’re looking for someone who is ambitious and pragmatic with an appetite for detail and an interest in becoming a transmission grid policy expert. If you have experience or the right skills to be successful in this area, thrive on the wonkiness of energy policy, love strategy, and have a results-oriented approach, please read on!

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