Renewable Energy Private Equity Associate


Westport CT


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Job ID: EB-2319809441
Category: Private Equity
Location: Westport, CT

Role: Private Equity Associate, Career-track
Location: Wesport, CT/Remote

Our client is a specialized renewable energy infrastructure firm based in Westport, Connecticut. The Firm pursues mainly project level income-focused investments in distributed generation solar and is also pursuing battery storage, electric vehicle infrastructure, energy efficiency, and other emerging clean energy asset-based strategies. The firm has raised over $510 million of equity capital across its first three funds that it has leveraged to make investments totaling over $1.3 billion across [14] states. The Firm’s existing investment portfolio of over 500 MW consists of commercial and sub-utility scale solar power plants, including one of the largest roof-top installations in the world. The Firm has recently raised an additional $650 million of equity capital in its fourth fund that it intends to deploy across similar strategies.

As a member of the team, the Associate will assist in due diligence of investment opportunities, deal investment process and M&A transactions in the renewable energy sector.


  • Conduct due diligence and provide transactional support include financial modeling and analysis post LOI signing through investment committee approval
  • Preparing investment memoranda and, presentations;
  • Participate in structuring and negotiations, among other activities
  • Display teamwork, integrity, and initiative

Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with academic excellence from top tier college or university or an MBA in Finance
  • The qualified candidates should have at least 2+ years of, investment banking, or private equity transaction experience, be intellectually curious and self-motivated, very well organized, and have a strong interest renewable energy

o Exceptional financial modeling and analytical skills, with knowledge of accounting and valuation fundamentals;

  • Experience preparing presentation materials;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail, intellectual curiosity, and desire for self-development;
  • Self-directed critical thinker and complex problem solver;
  • Team-oriented, with a willingness to work in an entrepreneurial environment;
  • Hands-on experience performing financial analysis for project financings and/or M&A transactions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to develop effective and concise presentation materials
  • Ability to articulate financial modeling results in a concise and clear manner, including to non-finance team members
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, organizational excellence, and ability to work independently
  • A general understanding and familiarity with US power markets and power project development is beneficial

We Can Offer You

  • An opportunity to take a hands-on roll in solving one of the most pressing needs of our times – building and operating more renewable energy generation farms
  • The opportunity to work with inentrepreneurial, self-driven environment, with a supportive team
  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% employer paid health care coverage
  • Generous 401K matching program
  • Flexible on-site work schedule
  • Good work/life balance culture

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